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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 of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse have intensified since the revelation, and top Republican lawmakers in South Carolina have said that they are […]

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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 work days of Mr. Pinckney’s two careers. Much of the profile had to be cut.

From the posting:

A good part of what I learned found its way […]

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