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Churches do not spontaneously combust when racists are angry and feeling threatened about their white supremacy, so I think we can safely say this didn't happen by itself. The Greeleysville AME church marks the seventh African-American church burning in the South since nine people in Charleston were shot for being Black.
Post & Courier:
Flames engulfed a prominent African-American church Tuesday night that was already destroyed once by a blaze ignited by the KKK in 1995.
Mount Zion AME Church is the seventh black church to burn across the South in the wake of the killing of nine worshipers at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church and Gov.
The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies surrounding Benghazi or her relationship with Sidney Blumenthal. But it did reveal that some curious details of life at the State Department, including how hard it can be to work a fax machine or stay in the loop about Cabinet meetings.
The following is an excerpt from a statement from activist Bree Newsome, pictured above removing the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina capitol grounds:
The night of the Charleston Massacre, I had a crisis of faith. The people who gathered for Bible study in Emmanuel AME Church that night—Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lee Lance, Depayne Middleton-Doctor, Tywanza Sanders, Daniel Simmons, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Myra Thompson and Rev.