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Emily Clark

Emily Suzanne Clark, Ph.D., is associate professor of Religious Studies at Gonzaga University, where she teaches and researches American Religions. She is the author of the multi-award-winning book, A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans and co-editor of Race and New Religious Movements in the USA: A Documentary Reader. When not teaching, reading, or researching, she can be found hiking and running about the area and playing soccer in the local Spokane adult leagues.

Removing the Illusions of the Past

For decades, citizens, activists, and historians have argued for the removal of these memorials and monuments and to rename those schools and parks named after Confederate leaders.

A Violent Act in the Name of White Supremacy: The Charleston Shooting

The targeting of Emanuel AME Church was not random, nor was the date of the shooting. It was calculated. It was brutal. It was white supremacy.

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