Confederate Monument Vandalized in Richmond, Virginia

Confederate Monument Vandalized in Richmond, Virginia

On Thursday morning, the Jefferson Davis Confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia, was found to be vandalized. Located on Monument Street in the Fan District, the statue built in Davis’ honor now bears the phrase “BLACK LIVES MATTER” on the side. This phrase has been used by the national black community in protest of incidents of police […]

Black Church in N.C. Set Ablaze by Arsonist, Possible Hate Crime

Black Church in N.C. Set Ablaze by Arsonist, Possible Hate Crime

Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, are currently investigating a possible hate crime after an arsonist set fire to a predominately black church. On Wednesday morning, Briar Creek Baptist Church was intentionally set ablaze, and officials have not ruled out a motivation of hate after the recent Charleston shooting massacre. The fire caused an estimated $250,000 in […]