04.17.2019

Burned black churches in Louisiana raise $1.3M after Notre-Dame fire

Burned black churches in Louisiana raise $1.3M after Notre-Dame fire Natalie Obregon / NBC News file

The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris led to an immediate outpouring of donations and an ambitious pledge by the French president to rebuild within five years. But a continent away, the blaze also spurred more than $1.3 million in donations to rebuild three historically black churches burned in suspected hate crimes in Louisiana.

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