In the news: Miniard Culpepper
Miniard Culpepper, pastor of the Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, in Roxbury, has joined the faculty of Suffolk University Law School as an Adjunct Professor, teaching a course entitled Housing In America: The Effects and Remedies of Unconstitutional Housing Segregation.
An attorney as well as a minister, Culpepper has served as Regional Counsel for the United Department of Housing and Urban Development for over 26 years, responsible for managing attorneys in the six New England states.
The Suffolk Law School course examines how the government sponsored segregation through federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes, and policies. Further, the course reviews the effects of past discrimination as well as efforts to establish fair and just statutes and regulations.
Culpepper attended Boston English High School, received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brandeis University, his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and his Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University School of Divinity. He is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia bars and is credentialed to appear before the United States District Court of Massachusetts, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Culpepper is a lifelong resident of Boston and currently resides in Dorchester. He has two sons, Miniard, Jr. and Jonathan, both of whom practice law in Washington, D.C.