Charleston church shooting: 9 ‘killed because they were black,’ official says

MURDER IN CHARLESTON Nine people, including the pastor, were killed by a gunman, described as a white male in his early 20s, who is still on the run. In The Souls of Black Folk, scholar/activist W.E.B. Du Bois prophetically stated that “the problem of the twentieth-century is the color line.” Although I hold Du Bois…

Reading Assignment Inspires Civil Rights Tribute

SPRING ISD- A project-based learning (PBL) challenge involving sixth-grade students at Dueitt Middle School culminated recently in a campus-wide day of honor and tribute event for four young girls killed in the 1963 Birmingham bombing: Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, Denise McNair and Addie Mae Collins. “In an effort to promote peace and racial tolerance, some…