The Charleston Shooting and the Potent Symbol of the Black Church in America


Last night, Dylann Storm Roof entered the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, sat through an hour-long meeting, and then opened fire on those in attendance. Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a state senator, was among nine individuals who were killed. Many are shocked at not only the grisly nature of the […]

African-American history, denmark vesey, race, religious history, black church 

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