Hate Crimes, Healing from Race, Race, Race and symbols, Symbols of Race

Taking down statues and taking back history: Symbols that segregate

Recently, there has been a push to remove symbols of America's racial past, specifically those related to American slavery.  In 2015, the Confederate flag came under scrutiny in North Carolina after the murder of nine worshippers at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church by 21 year old Dylann Roof.  Roof wanted to start a race war and the flag seemed… Continue reading Taking down statues and taking back history: Symbols that segregate

Hate Crimes, Healing from Race, Politics and Christian Witness, Race, Race and American Church history, Symbols of Race

After Emmanuel AME Church Murders: No Confederate Flags

Yesterday, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley did not hide behind the Confederate flag but said it has "no place" on statehouse grounds.  Charleston, South Carolina is being connected to Birmingham, Alabama of 1963.  The nine lives lost while gathering for prayer and Bible study are connected to the deaths of four little girls who came… Continue reading After Emmanuel AME Church Murders: No Confederate Flags