After Notre-Dame blaze, GoFundMe for historically black churches destroyed by arson gets attention


Within hours after firefighters extinguished the catastrophic blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral, people around the world had already pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to rebuild the historic site. That included commitments from French businessman François-Henri Pinault, the L’Oreal cosmetics company, and Apple CEO Tim Cook, who said the Silicon Valley company would make a donation. 

The massive financial support for Notre-Dame prompted journalist Yashar Ali, who has nearly 400,000 followers on Twitter, to point people toward another worthy cause: rebuilding three historically black churches in Louisiana that were recently destroyed by arson. Read more…

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Author: Rebecca Ruiz

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