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Did Black Man Burn Down Church And Blame it on Trump?

The “motive” being in Mississippi…They beat he hell out of the accused. Have some questions about this one.

Congregation Member Charged With Burning Black Church In Mississippi

A motive has not been released in the case.

The man who was arrested in the burning and vandalizing of a black church in Mississippi is a member of its congregation, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Authorities charged Andrew McClinton, 45, of Leland, Mississippi, with first-degree arson of a place of worship. A motive has not been released in the case.

There were no reported injuries in the incident, which took place just a few days before the Nov. 8 election. The majority of the damage was to the main sanctuary of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville. The words “Vote Trump” were also spray-painted along the side of the building.

Even though pro-Donald Trump graffiti was found on the church, officials “do not believe it was politically motivated,” Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney told the AP.

“There may have been some efforts to make it appear politically motivated,” Chaney said.

Police released a photo of McClinton on Wednesday:

Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons said last month that the incident was “an attack on the black church and the black community.” A GoFundMe page was set up to raise money to repair the church amid national outcry, and secured more than $200,000 in two days.

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2016 in BlackLivesMatter, Second American Revolution

 

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Trump Racists Arson of Black Church

The picture tells you all you need to know…

Back to the KKK days when the Klan burned black churches and homes to prevent black people from voting.

This isn’t “vandalism” it is a hate crime.

The Hopewell M.B. Church, which was burned and vandalized with a pro-Trump slogan (Source: Angie Quezada, Delta Daily News)

Vandals torch black church in Mississippi — and spray paint ‘VOTE TRUMP’ on the side

Vandals in Greenville, Miss. set fire to a black church on Tuesday evening — and then spray painted a pro-Trump message on the side.

Local news station WLBT reports that the Greenville Fire Department received word of a fire at the Hopewell M.B. Church, a local black church. When they arrived on the scene, they not only found the church burning, but also found the words “Vote Trump” spray painted on the outside of it.

The station also reports that “Mayor Errick D. Simmons, Greenville Fire Chief, Washington County Sheriff and other local state and federal law enforcement agencies are holding a press conference” about the vandalism today at at 10:30 a.m. ET.

 

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