WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- The fires this time. // Wilson Quarterly;Winter97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p126
Discusses the articles ~Who Was Burning the Black Churches?,' by Joe Holley, in the Columbia Journalism Review and Politics and Church Burnings,' by Michael Fumento, in `Commentary.' Reports about American racism; Speculations about the Black-church burnings in the United States; Churches of...
- Meatloaf and banjos with Bubbah and Eduardo. O'Brien, Karen // National Catholic Reporter;9/16/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p16a
Focuses on the assistance of campus ministry students to African-American churches having been suspiciously burnt down in Iowa. Painting of the newly reconstructed church hall; Establishment of rapport with local parishioners; Celebration of victory against racism.
- Church Burnings Should Ignite More Protests. Malveaux, Julianne // Washington Informer;7/9/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 39, p26
The article reflects on church burning and focuses on U.S. President, Barack Obama emphasis on importance of Black churches as place for their religious practice, murder at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina and bringing down of confederated flag by American Activist, Bree Newsome.
- Deep South. Theroux, Paul // Mother Jones;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p58
An excerpt from the book "Deep South," by Paul Theroux, is presented, containing a discussion of arson attacks against African American churches in the Southern U.S., highlight a 1996 incident in Greensboro, Alabama.
- ONE AMERICA?: CHURCH BURNINGS AND PERCEPTIONS OF RACE RELATIONS IN THE CLINTON YEARS. Minchin, Timothy J. // Australasian Journal of American Studies;2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p1
Between January 1995 and September 1998, arsonists destroyed over 200 black churches, a wave of attacks that attracted considerable attention. Drawing on the papers of the newly-opened William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, this article provides an original analysis of the fires...
- CHURCH BURNING: USING A CONTEMPORARY ISSUE TO TEACH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION. Carter, Carolyn S. // Journal of Social Work Education;Winter2000, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p79
This article examines the recent epidemic of church burning, the important role of churches in African-American communities, and ways that social work educators can use church burning to teach empowerment-based community organization principles and skills. Two models of community practice...
- Ashes to Ashes. // National Review;7/15/1996, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p16
The article discusses the incidents of black-church burnings by white evangelicals in the U.S. The number of church arsons has actually decreased in past few decades. A liberal organization that monitors hate groups has calculated that 80 black or multiracial churches have been burned in this...
- Churches Burning. // America;7/20/2015, Vol. 213 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses alleged arson fires at black churches in the U.S. South in June 2015, noting hate crimes investigations of the fires and a fire at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal church in Greeleyville, South Carolina that was likely accidental.
- Lack of black churches delays launch of new ecumenical group. Eckstrom, Kevin // Christian Century;6/28/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 13, p17
Reports how the lack of interest from African American churches has caused the delay of the launching of a new group that aims to bring Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Christians in the U.S. called Christian Churches Together (CCT) as of June 28, 2005. Month when the launching was originally...