A number of predominantly black churches have caught fire in the last week, including at least three that have been the subject of arson, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports.
The string of blazes, which have occurred in four Southern states and Ohio, comes a week after nine people were gunned down at a Charleston, South Carolina, church. Dylann Roof, 21, has been charged with nine counts of homicide and possession of a firearm during commission of a violent crime.
An arsonist set fire to the College Hills Seventh Day Adventist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Monday. The following day, God’s Power Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia, was gutted by flames. And on Wednesday, Briar Creek Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, was deliberately set ablaze, causing more than $250,000 in damage.
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Greelyville, South Carolina, was set ablaze last night (Tuesday). Click Here to read the latest.
More acts of TERRORISM!
Dylann Roof was not working alone. That scum bag is linked to a racist organisation, who I believe is behind the wave of attacks on predominately black churches.