Issue of the Week:
African American Church Burnings
Democracy Place is your source for Internet information about current
events and civic journalism.
This week, we're
looking at the rash of burnings of African
American churches, and how it's been covered in the news. Over the past 18
months, 34 predominantly black
churches have burned. Visit the following links for more
Reuters articles archive
An archive of articles about church burnings, brought to you by Reuters
CNN articles archive
Another archive, this one maintained by CNN and Yahoo.
America's Long History of Black Churches Burning
By Jim Campbell for the Los Angeles Times, this piece examines the
history of the black church in America -- and the frightenening
ramifications of the recent rash of burnings.
black church fire investigations
Find out when and where each fire occured, and how investigations are
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