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Black faith leaders endorse developer to honor history of Tropicana Field site

A group of local Black faith leaders gathered in St. Petersburg on Thursday to put their support behind the developer they believe will best revitalize the Tropicana Field site. According to Pastor Brian Brown, Sugar Hill Community Partners is "the right and only choice" of a developer to support the Black community that was negatively affected by Tropicana Field and create opportunities for all St. Pete residents — not just those who can afford to keep up. That starts with honoring the Black neighborhood that was displaced when the Trop was first built in the 1980s. Rev. Wayne Thompson spoke about his experience growing up in the Gas Plant neighborhood. MORE: ►Subscribe: ►Website: ►Facebook: ►Twitter:
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