When three historically black churches were burned down in St. Landry Parish, Megan Romer turned to Twitter. She hoped to use her online audience to put national attention on the string of hate crimes taking place here in Louisiana. At first, the tweets, which contained a link to a GoFundMe raising money to rebuild the […]
On Monday, authorities filed hate crime charges against the man who is believed to have set fire to three historically black churches in St. Landry Parish.
Multiple media sources are reporting that one person has been arrested in connection with three fires at historically black churches in St. Landry Parish. The suspect, 21-year-old Holden Matthews is the son of St. Landry Parish sheriff’s deputy Roy Matthews. According to St. Landry Sherrif Bobby Guidroz, deputy Matthews brought his son to a […]
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