[ione_ndn_embed video_id= 28321252]
Officials in Colorado have confirmed that an explosion outside a Colorado NAACP office Tuesday morning was deliberate — an action that mirrors the terroristic bombings of the Jim Crow era to discourage, harm, and instill fear in black communities.
The “improvised explosive device” was detonated against the exterior wall of the building which houses the headquarters of the Colorado Springs, Colorado NAACP, according to a statement by the FBI. A gasoline can was also placed by the bomb, but did not ignite as a result of the explosion.
No one was killed or injured, FBI spokeswoman Amy Sanders said. The building, which also houses a barbershop, and the sidewalk did sustain damage, however.
The FBI statement adds that a “potential person of interest…
View original post 111 more words