Clown sightings: the day it all began | Culture | The Guardian

An epidemic of clown sightings is spreading across America – and no one is laughing any more [if IE 9]>< ![endif][if IE 9]>< ![endif] ‘I saw them. They ran off into the woods just as I came out. They’re trying to scare us’. Photograph: Alamy Matthew Teague in Greenville, South Carolina, and Flomaton, Alabama Wednesday […]

BREAKING: African American Church In South Carolina, Previously Burned Down By The KKK, Is On Fire | ThinkProgress

Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Greelyville, South Carolina, was ablaze on Tuesday evening. Photos were posted by local firefighters and journalists on social media: The prominent African American church was burned down by the KKK in 1995. The cause of this latest fire is unknown. There have been a string of fires at African American churches throughout […]

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield’s tweetstorm vs. Wall Street Journal – Business Insider

kk / FlickrSlack CEO Stewart Butterfield. Stewart Butterfield, cofounder of Flickr and CEO of the office-communication software Slack, lashed out against a Wall Street Journal editorial in a tweetstorm Sunday night. The Journal editorial in question addressed the recent killings of nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, saying the event was […]

Dylann Roof’s Terrifying Manifesto Has Been Discovered — Here Are the Shocking Excerpts

The manifesto of mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolina man who attacked Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week and killed nine African-American congregants, has been discovered online by Twitter users Emma Quangel and Henry Krinkle. The manifesto, found on a website titled “Last Rhodesian,” contained both a rambling text file describing Roof’s ideology […]