black church fires

Holden Matthews, 21, is the accused arsonist.

Police arrested Holden Matthews for allegedly burning down three historically Black churches in Louisiana.

A Louisiana parish has more questions than answers after three historically Black churches caught on fire in 10 days.

The FBI arrested three Virginia men who were planning to start a "race war" by bombing Black churches and Jewish synagogues.

NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today. REPORT: Nearly 1,000 Cops Nationwide See Licenses Revoked Over Sexual Misconduct St. Louis Police Arrest Black Suspect For Arson Following Numerous Church Fires ATTORNEY: Teen From Spring Valley High Video Didn’t Obey Orders Because “Punishment Was Unfair” What’s Happening […]

Authorities say 35-year-old suspect David Lopez Jackson is facing two counts of arson in connection to two of the fires; police only suspect he is responsible for the other five.

Overnight companies extinguished this #church #fire; 4700blk of Plover. Investigation is ongoing. #STLCity pic.twitter.com/BqopqOqOib — STLFD PIO (@STLFireDept) October 17, 2015 A series of fires set at six Black churches across St. Louis are believed to be linked according to officials in the Missouri city. Earlier this month, blazes were set at the doorway of […]

Muslim organizations have banded together to raise $100,000 in an effort to help rebuild Black churches in the South that were torched in recent months, the Huffington Post reports. Three organizations — the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, the Arab-American Association of New York and Ummah Wide — launched the “Respond With Love” campaign July 2 to raise funds, combating a false […]

The seventh fire in 10 days to break out at a southern Black church may have been caused by lightning, the FBI announced Wednesday. Officials from the FBI have ruled out arson, CNN reports. The blaze at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville was the latest in a handful of fires to occur after […]

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy — Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015 Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina erupted in flames late Tuesday, becoming the seventh to burn in the past 10 days in an increasingly troubling list of fires at […]

It what may or may not be an organized effort by white supremacists, Addicting Info is reporting that three black churches have burned under mysterious circumstances since the senseless murder of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina church last week. The website reports that since the Mother Emanuel AME church attack, four black churches […]