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 Witness to the Resurrection in Celebration of the Life and Legacy of C Payne Lucas

 Witness to the Resurrection in Celebration of the Life and Legacy of C Payne Lucas

COMMENTS AT C PAYNE LUCAS’s  “Witness to the Resurrection in Celebration of the Life and Legacy of C Payne Lucas” AFRICARE created an opportunity for the first time for African Americans across the USA to contribute to Africa In a substantive way. C. Payne would not accept a raise. The board had to convince him after many years that he had to accept a raise because his salary was keeping the staff’s salaries too low. Africare was first located in the basement of the Niger Embassy. He then found a building that needed a lot of repairs in an undesirable (at the time) location in DC, With his legendary persuasive and visionary skills, C Payne bought it for a low price with many donations. No one could say “no” to C. Payne. He could persuade anyone to do anything –  anywhere all of the time. He was a combination of a . . .

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