It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando, but it may ultimately be counterproductive. “Mass hate crime” may be more accurate.
It shouldn’t have taken 150 years and the deaths of nine innocent churchgoers for Southern states to renounce the Confederate flag.
Slavery still shapes our society.
Relentless racism and a powerful anti-gun control lobby make for a deadly combination.
Reflections on Charleston, racism, and justice from a progressive person of faith