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The Rev. Sekinah Hamlin (left) of Greensboro, N.C., as well as the Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr., of Findlay, Ohio, had been on the list of faith leaders protesting outside of the payday lenders seminar near Miami.
This week, executives with the nation’s payday loan industry are holding their annual conference with receptions, breakout sessions and a golf tournament at Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami.
A smaller group gathered to hold a protest outside the gates of the resort Tuesday. These people were attempting to shame a market them money at interest rates as high as 200 percent to 300 percent a year that they say preys on the vulnerable, by lending.