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Souls to the Polls

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Black churchgoers in St. Petersburg joined congregations across the country in holding a get-out-the-vote event on Sunday.

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Bethlehem Bible Church is the oldest Baptist church in the historically black neighborhood of Newtown in North Sarasota. But this Sunday, it's Soul Central — the hub for helping to get its members and six other congregations to the polls.

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Souls to the Polls is a Democratic effort across the country to get voters who attend African-American churches to vote. 

On Sunday, several St. Petersburg churches participated.