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Pastor Jeremiah Wright visits Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. The nationally known pastor, Jeremiah Wright, is in Rochester this week to speak at a local school.
Hes taking part in the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity Schools spring lecture series and appeared as a panelist Thursday alongside other religious leaders.
Wright was President Obamas former pastor in Chicago at the Trinity United Church of Christ.
He gained national attention in 2008 because of his controversial sermons.
The president of the school hopes this will allow people to form their own opinions about Wright after meeting him in person.
Wright will also have a lecture on African American legacy Thursday at a local Baptist church.