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NY names 2 streets for Baptist pioneer Samuel SimpsonNEW YORK (BP) -- New York has renamed two streets to honor the late Samuel Simpson, noted as a pioneering African American Southern Baptist pastor and community revitalizer.
"Reverend Dr. Samuel G. Simpson Way" marks the corner of 187th Street and Tiebout Avenue outside Bronx Baptist Church, and the corner of Strang and Murdock Avenues outside Wake-Eden Community Baptist Church, two congregations Simpson founded. Read More
Making the Bronx 'a better city' through discipleshipTHE BRONX, New York City (BP) -- You've seen the pictures: burned-out buildings, junk cars littering vacant lots, drug dealers loitering on street corners. You've seen the news: In a single sweep recently, police arrested dozens of gang members accused of multiple murders, including the slaying of a 92-year-old woman.
But the police can't fix the Bronx. Social workers can't heal the New York City borough, located north of Manhattan. Politicians? Read More