Local Pastor Grows Into Activist Role
Genoa Barrow | The Sacramento Observer
SACRAMENTO – They’d say it was all orchestrated by a higher power, but Sacramento’s Genesis Church family clearly played a major role in organizing the recent memorial service in Minneapolis, Minnesota for George Floyd. Floyd died on May 25 yelling out “I can’t breathe” as a White police officer pressed down on his neck with his knee for nearly nine minutes.
Genesis’ Senior Pastor Dr. Tecoy Porter spearheaded the June 4 service as president of the Sacramento Chapter of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN).Rev. Sharpton delivered eulogies at the memorial service and Floyd’s funeral in Houston the following week.
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