When it was announced last week that Donald Trump planned a meeting with Black pastors from prominent churches, many felt the clergy were offering an endorsement. While some pastors considered Trump’s message, many of those who were invited to declined from the gate and voiced their disdain over the association with the mogul.
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. […]