TITLE

Why race is still a burning issue

AUTHOR(S)
Walton, Anthony
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
U.S. Catholic;Oct96, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the increase in the number of the burnings of black and white churches in the United States on racism. Arguments on the rush to infer the existence of a nationwide terrorist conspiracy; Concerns on the critics' reaction to church burnings; Reflection of the lack of civil discussion on matters of race; Complexity of race issues.
ACCESSION #
9609281241

 

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