CLOSE

In the latest example of persistent and ingrained racism in America, police are searching for two White men spotted on video placing

Church and civic leaders were unbowed by what they condemned as an act of terror, the report says. maintenance worker discovered the flags at the historic church that was

The incident comes after nine Black church members were gunned down by self-professed White supremacist Dylann Roof earlier this month at Emanuel AME in Charleston, South Carolina. After the shooting, which rankled the nation, Roof was spotted on social media holding the Confederate flag, long a symbol of racism in America. The image sparked a push to remove the flag from government buildings around the country, including from the South Carolina statehouse.

From

At a mid-morning news conference, Ebenezer’s pastor, the Rev. Raphael Warnock, said the placement of the flags was a terrorist act meant to intimidate.

“Let the message go out that we will not be shaken by this,” Warnock said. “We will not be intimidated.”…

Police say the people who placed the flags at the church could face charges that “include criminal trespassing, terroristic threats and littering.”

SOURCE: | VIDEO CREDIT: NDN

Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

 

Two White Men Sought After Placing Confederate Flags At Ebenezer Church & King Center  was originally published on newsone.com

Also On Black America Web:
The Ten Most Interesting Little Known Black History Facts
10 photos
More From BlackAmericaWeb