Forclosure Crisis Hits Black Churches In Atlanta

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The foreclosure crisis has touched everyone, including the church. A predominantly African American church in Atlanta is speaking out about its foreclosure, saying the bank is not doing enough to help.

Pastor Dexter Johnson, Higher Ground Empowerment Center leader, has been given until Aug. 31 to pay up or leave the grounds. He says the church is currently pursuing a loan modification, but the church membership has tremendously declined since the tornado that hit Atlanta in 2008.

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Johnson and a coalition of clergy leaders of other predominantly black churches believe banks are putting unfair pressure on them.

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