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A Virginia man verbally harassed Steve Crump just 10 blocks from Mother Emanuel Church.
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"We can’t talk about healing until we really talk about the underlying racial issues."
"I forgive the guy for doing what he did, but he took away [my family]. That's something I'll never get over."
Caesar will perform at a memorial event for the one year anniversary of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME church.
"When you eat this, think about all the people who love and care about you."
No one can claim now it is a flag of heritage. It is simply a flag of hate. Of racism. It is not a flag compatible with being a Christian. For my part, I apologize for not recognizing that sooner in my life.
I haven't even cracked open my brand-new copy of Go Set a Watchman. But already I've got opinions. I was wondering, what made Harper Lee put aside this original manuscript and rewrite it as To Kill a Mockingbird? Was the writing inferior in the original version?
It remains to be seen if this racial atrocity will awaken the soul of white America and create a multiracial commitment against the lingering sins of systemic racism. Will the continuing racial injustice in America now be more forthrightly addressed -- by all of us? That will be the moral test of white America's soul.
Justice can become a serial killer, if every victim justifies retaliation against their perceived enemies. The only way to interrupt the sequence is with forgiveness. Forgiveness is not justice in another form. Forgiveness is unjust. Forgiveness is gracious, merciful, and loving.
Killing people in cold blood in a sacred space, trespassing on holy ground, I don't fully understand it, nor do I fully understand the faith of those still standing at Mother Emanuel's, after the horrors they've faced there.
Until recently Republican Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina had been unwilling to discuss the flag. Critics said the
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Forget the Civil War. It is over. It is killing us. We, all Americans, need statues and honors to the smartest and best children of the South.
Not practicing pluralism in our institutional governance and allowing our dinner table conversations to stereotype people of other races and religions, serves as the genesis of our troubles. All of us need to do better. Only then we shall indeed overcome.