PHOTOS: Memorial Service for Gus Heninburg at Bethany Baptist Church

Longtime community leader, host passed away last year at 82

A memorial service was held Saturday for civil rights leader Gus Heningburg, who died in October at age 82.

Dignitaries including Amiri Baraka and former Mayor Sharpe James attended the service at Bethany Baptist Church to honor a man who played a prominent role in helping the city address the legacy of the 1967 riots. He alos co-hosted the popular show "Positively Black" for many years.


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