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Pastor At De Blasio Inauguration Refers To “Plantation Called New York City”

Rev. Fred Lucas Jr., a Brooklyn-based pastor who serves as a chaplain for the Department of Sanitation referred to New York City as a plantation during the inauguration ceremonies for Mayor Bill de Blasio. Lucas was thanked by de Blasio by name during his speech.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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