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Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates Its First 100 Years

A Detroit church celebrates its 100th anniversary on Sunday.  The Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church was founded to serve African-Americans in 1916.

The Reverend Dee Dee Coleman is the pastor of the church.  She spoke with WDET’s Jerome Vaughn about the history of the institution.

About the Author

Jerome Vaughn

News Director & WDET Host, All Things Considered

Jerome Vaughn joined WDET in 1992 to help chronicle Detroit’s comeback and let people around the world know the truth about his hometown.

jvaughn@wdet.org   Follow @jvdet

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