Disrespecting White Supremacists

Last week, a white supremacist gunned down nine black men and women in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. The AME Church has suffered mass murder before. In 1822, it was at the vortex of a supposed slave insurrection led by Denmark Vesey. Historians are split on whether or not Vesey really plotted rebellion. He went […]

I was a stranger and you welcomed me

Heartbreakingly sad, horrifying, frightening, senseless. And so forth. I feel so terrible about the mass shooting at AME Emanuel—a church I drove past last night at about the time the shooter was going inside, attending a Bible study class. I feel uselessly terrible, since no one I knew personally was shot, since it’s not my […]