Across St. Louis, Mo., a series of fires at Black churches have people in the region asking questions and raising concerns that these buildings are under attack. Over the past 11 days, five Black churches have reported blazes.
Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic Black church in South Carolina, was the seventh to be torched by flames since the June 17 Mother Emanuel AME church shooting tragedy. As local and federal investigators ponder the rash of church fires across the Deep South, the burning of Mout Zion AME Tuesday night (Jun. […]
In the days since the Charleston church shooting tragedy in South Carolina, a number of Black church fires have been reported across the South. While an actual cause of some of the blazes has yet to be officially confirmed, many think that the Black church fires are the work of an arsonist.