Black Ministers File Lawsuit Over Sugary Drinks | Afro


Black Ministers File Lawsuit Over Sugary Drinks | Afro

Charging that more people die of diabetes and preventable diseases in the Black community than of gunshot wounds and violence, two area pastors have joined a lawsuit against Coca Cola for being part of the problem.
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The Rev. Delman Coates, pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton Md., is part of a lawsuit that the Rev. William Lamar, pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church filed in the D.C. Superior Court. The suit charges the sugar the company puts into its products is killing too many Blacks in the community.
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