Day: June 22, 2015

South Carolina Gov. Haley and other top Republican lawmakers support removing the Confederate flag

Gov Haley, pictured, is believed to support removing the Confederate flag The man who killed nine people at Mother Emanuel Church wrote a manifesto replete with references to the Confederacy and outlining his racist hatred, rooted in white supremacist ideology, which was discovered on the internet this past weekend. Petitions and marches demanding the removal …

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Remembering Clementa Pinckney

One of the nine victims of a hate crime that occurred at Mother Emmanuel, Clementa Pinckney was a pastor and Senator in the South Carolina Senate, as the youngest elected black member of that organization. Jason Horowitz researched and wrote about the killings for the New York Times, and assembled a profile of the regular 12 hour …

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Do you not care that we are perishing? Sermon on Mother Emanuel killings

Clementa Pinckney and Sharonda Coleman-Singleton performing a baptism at Mother Emanuel Fr. Scott Russell, Rector of St Brendan’s Episcopal Church, preached his sermon this Sunday on the shootings in Charleston, at Mother Emanuel. Russell focuses on racism and the real cost in human lives that white fear enacts, quoting Maya Angelou’s response to the September …

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