“I expected it (bad treatment in Charleston) in 1960. I did not expect it in 2013,” the Rt. Rev. Richard Franklin Norris, bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina, told pastors and delegates meeting at the historic Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday. Norris told the conference he was humiliated when staff at the Charleston Courtyard Marriott told him he had to vacate his room late Tuesday night because they wanted to put somebody else in it.
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