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Terror in Charleston: Anger, sadness, and a time for bitter reflection

Members of a small black congregation became victims of an unspeakable act of terror when Dylann Roof opened fire in a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Communities respond with a multitude of emotions when country gets the all-too-familiar news of mass shootings. “I won’t write an article about how America has shocked me with its racist acts, and I won’t summarize the story for you… If I sound militant and angry, I apologize, but I am simply tired of people complaining and offering no solutions while people are losing their lives.” The commentaries come from youth contributors for Richmond Pulse.

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This entry was posted on July 3, 2015 by in Opinion, Richmond Pulse and tagged , , .

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