Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Checklist of Readings in Response to Charleston Shooting

I read several different writings concerning the mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina. I've provided links to a few of the pieces that stood out to me.

June 18: If Clementa Pinckney Had Lived - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - New York Times
June 18: Take Down the Confederate Flag--Now - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic
June 18: Murders in Charleston - Jelani Cobb - New Yorker
June 19: Charleston and the Age of Obama - David Remnick - The New Yorker
June 20: What is Whiteness? - Nell Irvin Painter - New York Times
June 20: Love and Terror in the Black Church - Michael Eric Dyson - New York Times
June 22: The Condition of Black Life is One of Mourning - Claudia Rankine - New York Times Magazine
June 22: Black America should stop forgiving white racists - Stacey Patton - Washington Post
June 22: Black Bodies in Motion and in Pain - Edwidge Danticat - The New Yorker
June 22: What This Cruel War Was Over - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic 
June 23: Why I Can't Forgive Dylann Roof - Roxane Gay - New York Times
June 26: Transcript: Barack Obama eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney - Washington Post
June 26: The Confederate flag is just a distraction - Mary Frances Berry - Washington Post

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