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Obit Calvin Butts

FILE – Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Rev. Calvin Butts, and Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., are joined at podium by other church and community leaders from New York, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 17, 2010. Butts, who welcomed generations of worshippers as well as politicial leaders from across the nation and around the world at Harlem’s landmark Abyssinian Baptist Church, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 at age 73, the church announced. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)