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We hate to say it, but it was only a matter of time before this happened. Suspected Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was recently beat down in the jail shower, and by just connecting the dots, it doesn’t seem like there’s a whole lot of people potentially upset with this development. Let’s review the facts and…

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Known for his protest art, award-winning artist Adrian Franks shares his inspiration with rolling out for his new series, “Faith Under Fire.” In the series, Franks pays tribute to the nine innocent victims of the terrorist attack carried out by Dylann Roof at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. and explores the history of violent attacks against Black churches in America. What has happened…

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Juneteenth was first celebrated 150 years ago and still matters today Juneteenth, a mashup of June and nineteenth, is a worldwide celebration of the emancipation of slaves. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger established what is now a popular holiday among Blacks and it still matters. From Galveston, Texas, the general issued the following…

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Victims assassinated at Mother Emanuel were beloved by family and community Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church has a rich history. It’s the oldest AME church in the South. It opened in 1818 under the leadership of the late Bishop Morris Brown, the second bishop of the AME Church and the namesake of Morris Brown College, an…

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