Is a vague organizational affiliation more important in determining whether a killing is terrorism or is the character of the target more important?
Students at the University of Mississippi have been organizing to force the removal of the state flag from campus.
When members of the Ku Klux Klan marched to keep the Confederate flag flying in South Carolina on Saturday, a clever objector came up with a priceless and highly effective form of protest, which was captured on video and immediately went viral.
The suspect in the killing of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on dozens of charges, some of which carry the death penalty.
With lone wolf terrorists among us, the threat posed by ordinary citizens’ access to military-style weapons is no longer just a local problem but a very real national security risk.
FBI director James B. Comey has confirmed that a flawed background check allowed the suspect to purchase the weapon used in the mass slaying at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last month.
For most of my life, a flag representing white supremacist violence against black people flew at the capitol of my native state. It is a very big deal that this emblem of hatred and oppression is finally coming down.
As of Tuesday, legal repercussions have multiplied for Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17.
For those who see religion as primarily an opiate, African-American Christianity offers a riposte. For those who see Christianity itself as a faith that encourages quiescence and conservatism, the tradition of the black church is a sign of contradiction.