Anthea Butler

Anthea Butler is an associate professor of religion and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Follow her on Twitter: @AntheaButler

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Shooters of Color Are Called 'Terrorists' and 'Thugs.' Why Are White Shooters Called ‘Mentally Ill'?
Police are investigating the shooting of nine African Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston as a hate crime committed by a white man. Unfortunately, it’s not a unique event in American history. Black churches have long been a target of white supremacists who burned and bombed them in an...
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