Tag Archives: South Carolina

09Oct/15

$6.5m. to go to family of black man shot by police

(R Reports) – The family of Walter Scott, an unarmed 50-year-old black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in South Carolina, will get a $6.5 million settlement from the city of North Charleston, officials say.
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19Jul/15

Flag dispute triggers clash at South Carolina capitol

A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group held overlapping demonstrations outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week.

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09Jul/15

South Carolina governor signs bill to remove Confederate flag

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signs legislation permanently removing the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds, following an emotional debate spurred by the massacre of nine black churchgoers last month.

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01Jul/15

Ohio church blaze brings the number of black church fires to seven in one week

USA (Next Media) – The FBI has launched an investigation into fires at seven different African-American churches in the United States in the last seven days to understand whether they are something more than a coincidence. According to Reuters, so far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes.
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