St. James Baptist Church

The Rev. Joseph Lowery gives the benediction during the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States of America on the West Front of the Capitol on Jan. 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Inauguration Preacher Says ‘America Is Going To Hell In A Hand Basket’

The reverend who gave the benediction during President Barack Obama’s inauguration believes all white people will go to hell.