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“We Are Armed Now”: In Kentucky, Shootings Leave a Black Church and the White Community Around it Shaken

posted on November 12, 2018

The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown writes about the community response to an October 24 shooting in a Jeffersontown, Kentucky, Kroger supermarket, which left two African American shoppers dead. On Sunday, congregants prayed at First Baptist Church in Jeffersontown, a historically black church that the shooter attempted to enter before going to the Kroger. In the wake of the recent violence, First Baptist administrator Billy Williams asked congregants who can legally carry weapons to bring their guns inside for protection during Bible study and church services.

Read at The Washington Post