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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Investigators with the Charlotte Fire Department say a fire at a predominantly black church is a case of arson.
The church's congregation is predominantly black, and there are about 100 members. Investigators are not sure if the fire was racially motivated.
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
Damn i wonder how long before people blame this on obama.
originally posted by: macenroe82
Well thank god we got that flag removed...oh wait something happened after that?
We better ban fire now
originally posted by: Rocker2013
The flag should be removed from public spaces and government, it represents racism, nationalism, ignorance and hatred, regardless of what individuals think, that is how American society on the whole sees. A local government would now have to be run by imbeciles to keep that symbol - watching their tourism collapse around them.
Bigots and racists will act regardless. Removal of the flag is just a sensible thing to do.
originally posted by: Liquesence
Hopefully these things won't continue to happen, and that the hate won't get out of control.
originally posted by: TheLieWeLive
Why couldn't it be someone in the church who decided to burn it down now so they could build a bigger, newer church with insurance money?
It could easily be blamed on racism due to current events and no one would think the wiser.
originally posted by: ScientificRailgun
a reply to: SlapMonkey
Are they telling you to turn in your own rebel flag?
Strange, you almost sounded like someone was taking away your freedom of expression.