Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: Black Community Mourns Deaths

Pittsburgh’s Black community came out to support survivors of this weekend’s synagogue shooting as new reports revealed that the shooter hated African-Americans as well as Jews.

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The Pittsburgh Courier interviewed several Black community members who attended a public vigil near the synagogue located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, hours after a gunman killed 11 people.

“I came to show love and support to my brothers and sisters of Squirrel Hill because a tragedy for Squirrel Hill is a tragedy for the whole city. My heart bleeds because I know first hand what it’s like for a loved one to leave home and not come back,” said the Rev. Glenn Grayson of the Hill District’s…

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