- NAME: Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
- OCCUPATION: Pastor
- BIRTH DATE: September 22, 1941 (Age: 71)
- EDUCATION: Virgini Union College, Corspman School at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Howard University, University of Chicago Divinity School, United Theological College
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- ZODIAC SIGN: Virgo
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Jeremiah Wright is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ. His sermons were scrutinized in connection with Barack Obama's presidential campaign.
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Wright is also credited with creating 70 ministries, including prison, domestic violence, information technology and Africa ministries. He is also known for taking on edgy topics in his sermons including the income gap between whites and African-Americans and the inaccuracy of African-American history taught in public schools.
Wright also has written four books and composed songs for the Trinity Choral Ensemble,
including Jesus is His Name and God Will Answer Prayer. He was one of the country's top black preachers by Ebony magazine in 1993.
Wright and his wife, Ramah Reed Wright, have four daughters and one son.
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