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Burning FaithChurch Arson in the American South$
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Christopher B. Strain

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813032399

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813032399.001.0001

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Burning Faith
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Christopher B. Strain

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0005

This chapter analyzes the government's response to the arsons. The government responded vigorously to allegations of white racists burning black churches in the South. When publicity about the church burnings reached a peak in June 1996, President Clinton created the National Church Arson Task Force.

Keywords:   church arsons, church fires, government response, white racists, church burnings, National Church Arson Task Force

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