(Belfast Telegraph) When Faatimah Knight reached out to her Muslim friends and acquaintances to try and help black churches that had been destroyed by fire, she had no idea how much they could raise.
Today, they have managed to raise just under $30,000 – money that will be used to help up to seven churches that were destroyed in the American south in the aftermath of the Charleston shooting and the campaign against the Confederate flag.
"We have been overwhelmed by how generous people have been," Ms Knight, 23, told The Independent. "We will stop it today...We will figure out how to distribute the money."
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