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Michael W. Waters

Lead pastor of Abundant Life AME Church

Michael W. Waters is the founder and lead pastor of the Abundant Life African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Dallas, Texas. A pastor, professor, national award-winning author, activist and social commentator, he has appeared on ABC Nightline, CBS This Morning, National Public Radio and numerous other media outlets. As a current Emerson Collective Fellow, Waters is researching storytelling as pedagogy for inspiring civic action. You can find him at michaelwwaters.com and in the documentary “Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom.”

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