Society & Culture
Leid Stories - 06.19.15
The Charleston Massacre: Playing with Our Minds and History
The massacre of nine members, including the pastor, of Emanuel African American Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., two days ago during a prayer meeting has gripped the nation and prompted a wide-ranging discussions on how and why it happened.
But media discussions and reports generally are deliberately avoiding the historical context for the mass murders and uniformly are reporting the carnage as a “hate” crime.
Leid Stories explains how and why our collective reality is being distorted.
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