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Ministering in post-racial America

The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis is making history at one of the city’s oldest churches. She is the first female and African-American senior minister of the Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The church, which started in the 1600s, is well-known for its diverse congregation and liberal, open views on allowing all to worship. Lewis has been head of the church for the past eight years.