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story.lead_photo.caption The Rev. Michael Pfleger (left) and Philander Smith College President Walter Kimbrough talk Thursday morning before the school's opening convocation. - Photo by Staton Breidenthal

America will never become a great nation until it eliminates the myriad social injustices that plague it, a Catholic priest known for provocative rhetoric and activism said at Philander Smith College's opening convocation Thursday.

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Arkansas, Pages 11, 20 on 08/28/2009

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  • WilliamWoodford
    August 28, 2009 at 10:28 a.m.

    Father Pfleger has frequently preached at Jeremiah Wright's church and even affects a black accent. Philander Smith might as well bring in Jeremiah Wright to curse America and be done with it. Pfleger doubtless believes that America's "social injustices" can only be solved by dispensing with constitutional governance and adopting socialism. This is hardly the way to improve race relations.

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