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Slave Theater Floor Collapses, Injures Four

The floor collapsed at a party at the Slave Theater on Saturday night; four people suffered minor injuries.

Four people sustained minor injuries at a party on Saturday night, when the floor of Fulton Street’s Slave Theater collapsed, according to the New York Post.

The victims fell ten feet into the cellar around 10:30 p.m., says the Post.

Last month, it was reported that the owner of the Slave Theater wanted to boot out alleged squatters and turn the famed civil rights space into a church. But the tenants, like Messengers for Christ World Healing Center, insist that they have been paying rent for years. 

The Slave Theatre was purchased in 1982 by Bedford-Stuyvesant resident and judge, John Phillips, originally as a place to screen films. Soon it like Reverend Al Sharpton.

Judge John L. Phillips February 06, 2012 at 09:42 PM
To support The Slave Theater,call 347-926-9222 or log on to theslavetheater.com. Thank you Bed-StuyPatch.

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