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In America, black lives don’t matter; only black deaths says civil rights activist and minister

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, is a civil rights leader and minister in North Carolina. Following the killings in Charleston, and the removal of the Confederate Flag, he has published a meditation on the need for prophetic pastoral counseling to address racism in America.

Barber notes that as a nation we seem incapable of doing the right thing until a tragedy occurs, and criticizes statements from South Carolina suggesting that the removal of the Confederate Flag makes up for the mass-murder of men […]

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