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Midweek Blog: The Shepherd of Hermas and the Burning of Black Churches

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I missed blogging last week because I was travelling to Washington DC to see my oldest nephew become a Bar Mitzvah. It was a great time of celebration and seeing family. 893 more words

Church History

Fire at 7th Black church in 10 days sparks outrage & concern

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy

— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015

Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina erupted in flames late Tuesday, becoming the seventh to burn in the past 10 days in an increasingly troubling list of fires at Black houses of worship across the South, according to…

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Arson ruled out after South Carolina black church destroyed

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A federal investigation is underway following a fire at Mt. Zion AME church in Williamsburg County.

Both State Law Enforcement Divison of South Carolina (SLED) and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are investigating. 214 more words

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South Carolina sees another Black church burned to the ground

According to the New York Times, yet another southern Black church was engulfed in flames last night, this time in Greeleyville, SC. A federal law enforcement says the fire was not arson, yet there are concerns that the church, Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, was racially targeted. 187 more words

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Fire At 7th Black Church In 10 Days Sparks Outrage & Concern

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy

— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015

Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina erupted in flames late Tuesday, becoming the seventh to burn in the past 10 days in an increasingly troubling list of fires at Black houses of worship across the South, according to…

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Witness Saw Someone Set Fire at Des Moines Homeless Camp

DES MOINES, Iowa – A fire at a Des Moines homeless camp Wednesday morning appears to have been set deliberately.

Captain Steve Brown says the fire happened in a wooded area near the former Dico Manufacturing plant, just east of levy on the Raccoon River around 8:30 a.m. 70 more words

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Fire At 7th Black Church In 10 Days Sparks Outrage & Concern

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy

— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015

Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina erupted in flames late Tuesday, becoming the seventh to burn in the past 10 days in an increasingly troubling list of fires at Black houses of worship across the South, according to…

260 more words
National