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Rally Against Anti-Protest Bill

Rally Against Anti-Protest Bill

On April 10, 2021, Pastor Phillip Baber spoke at the Jacksonville Community Action Committee's rally in front of City Hall against HB1/SB484 (the DeSantis anti-protest bill). Below are the comments he shared: I am here today because my faith compels me to oppose...

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Robert E. Lee High School Rally

Robert E. Lee High School Rally

Phillip Baber spoke on March 23, 2021 at the rally to rename Robert E. Lee High School here in Jacksonville: Thanks to all the incredible leaders in this city who refuse to live under the shadow of white supremacy.... No Black child should be compelled to attend a...

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Press Conference on DeSantis Anti-Protest Bill

Press Conference on DeSantis Anti-Protest Bill

Phillip Baber joined other faith leaders in speaking out against DeSantis' proposed anti-protest bill. Below is Phllip's Statement: This legislation we oppose (HB1/SB 484) was drafted by its sponsors long before the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The intent of...

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Eugene Burnam Soil Ceremony

Eugene Burnam Soil Ceremony

Phillip Baber participated in a virtual ceremony remembering the lynching of Eugene Burnam in 1923. You can read Phillip's statement here: Maya Angelou famously wrote: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.” If that is true, then the...

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The People’s Budget of Jacksonville Rally

The People’s Budget of Jacksonville Rally

Phillip Baber represented The People's Church of Jacksonville at the Jacksonville Community Action Committee's rally for the #peoplesbudget. Here is the statement that Phillip shared: A budget is a moral document that reveals a community’s most deeply held values. It...

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Voter Accessibility in Duval County

Voter Accessibility in Duval County

Phillip Baber was asked by Rev. Reginald Gundy to represent The People's Church of Jacksonville and speak in solidarity with a group of amazing community leaders demanding greater voting accessibility from the Duval Supervisor of Elections. Here is the statement...

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