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A question about photos from South Carolina

By now, we’ve seen photos of the accused assassin of Rev. Clem Pinckney and eight others at “Mother Emanuel” AME Church, in Charleston, S.C. (I refuse to write his name.) We’ve seen the photos of him holding a racist flag. … Continue reading

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An ugly cycle of racial terrorism

The facts of the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina are unfolding. But the deeper causes are like the rotted roots of an abscessed and infected tooth. In the moments after hearing the news, my thoughts went to another racist … Continue reading

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