20 Years Ago, Mount Zion AME Was Set On Fire. Last Night, It Burned Again

20 Years Ago, Mount Zion AME Was Set On Fire. Last Night, It Burned Again

By Maanvi Singh

In 1996, Bill Clinton spoke at the reopening ceremony of this historically black church. On Tuesday, Mount Zion became the latest in a wave of fires at black churches since the Charleston shooting.

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