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  • Latest on church shooting: Lawmaker backs Miss. flag change

    9:45 p.m. A top Mississippi lawmaker says the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag. Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that remembering our past is important, "but that does not mean we must...
  • Obama's message to supporters who want more from him: I'm making progress

    Obama's message to supporters who want more from him: I'm making progress
    As much as President Obama has battled Republicans and even fellow Democrats during his administration, he’s faced an equally difficult opponent during his six-plus years in the White House: the expectations that he would fulfill the sweeping...
  • Church shootings underscore the lingering menace of homegrown terror

    As the nation mobilizes to determine what motivated the gunman in the Charleston, S.C., massacre, the shootings highlight what a number of experts said Thursday is a chilling reality: The greatest danger from terrorism may be from our own ranks and...
  • South Carolina strives to overcome

    South Carolina strives to overcome
    Dylann Roof is an avowed white supremacist who, one friend says, wanted to start a race war. He is now behind bars, accused of murdering nine people at a Bible study meeting at a black church in Charleston, S.C., and he reportedly has confessed to the...
  • Q&A: Ferry opens up about his saga with Hawks

    The contract settlement of embattled Hawks general manager Danny Ferry was officially announced Monday. Ferry broke his silence after a nearly year-long leave of absence and answered questions from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Here is the complete...
  • Former Klan leader David Duke schools writer on racial hatred

     Former Klan leader David Duke schools writer on racial hatred
    Several years ago, David Duke, a white supremacist and former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, invited me to his home for an interview. I don't often think about that meeting, but it came to mind last week as I tried to wrap my head around the massacre...
  • Baltimore: Stop honoring white supremacy (UPDATED)

    Baltimore: Stop honoring white supremacy (UPDATED)
    UPDATE: As The Sun's Luke Broadwater just reported on Twitter, Baltimore County has asked the city to change the name of Robert E. Lee Park to Lake Roland Park. The city owns the park but the county operates it, as the letter notes. Baltimore County...
  • The problem with avoiding the 'terrorism' label

    The problem with avoiding the 'terrorism' label
    My phone didn't ring even once on Thursday. This may seem a strange thing to report, but as a terrorism analyst I am used to being called when a violent, ideologically motivated attack occurs. So when a 21-year-old white man entered an AME church in...
  • The gun ties S.C. carnage to other unspeakable atrocities

    Maybe it was white rage that provoked a young man to kill nine innocent worshipers as they prayed. Maybe it was mental illness or some other twisted motivation. The one thing about which there can be no debate is that he had a gun. The gun is what...
  • Shootings highlight dark past for Charleston race relations

    With a dark past and complicated present, race relations have always been a challenge in Charleston, the city where police say a young white man shot nine people to death at a historic black church. The city along the South Carolina coast was once a...
  • As black churches mourn Charleston shooting victims, questions about racism, gun policy raised

    As black churches mourn Charleston shooting victims, questions about racism, gun policy raised
    As the nation moved from shock to mourning the six women and three men killed by a white gunman at a black Charleston, S.C., church late Wednesday, chuchgoers gathered across the country Thursday to pray for the victims and for the 21-year-old man...