Tuesday, June 11, 1996

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  • Church Burnings

    President Clinton is headed to South Carolina to visit the site where a church was recently burned to the ground. A group of African American ministers visited Washington yesterday to call on the Administration to step up its investigation. So far, the Justice Department says there’s no evidence of a conspiracy, but the black community believes that white supremacists are behind the rash of fires that have destroyed dozens of historic black churches in the past few years.

  • SALIM MUWAKKIL INTERVIEW EARL OFARI HUTCHINSON, AUTHOR OF BETRAYED: A HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL FAILURE TO PROTECT BLACK LIVES.

    SALIM MUWAKKIL INTERVIEW EARL OFARI HUTCHINSON, AUTHOR OF BETRAYED: A HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL FAILURE TO PROTECT BLACK LIVES.

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