ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 14 - In this July 30, 2017 photo, crews work on the demolition of New Light Beulah Baptist Church at 17th and Bainbridge Streets in Philadelphia.
ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 14 - In this July 30, 2017 photo, crews work on the demolition of New Light Beulah Baptist Church at 17th and Bainbridge Streets in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP Kristin Holmes
ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 14 - In this July 30, 2017 photo, crews work on the demolition of New Light Beulah Baptist Church at 17th and Bainbridge Streets in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP Kristin Holmes

As areas gentrify, black churches lose their base, depart

July 14, 2018 03:01 AM