Viola Davis and Steph Curry are teaming up as executive producers to make a documentary about the 2015 Charleston church shooting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Church where nine African American members were murdered. The film is called “Emanuel” and it features never before seen interviews with survivors and family members of the victims, and […]
Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state charges avoiding the possibility of a second death sentence. The 23-year-old entered his plea Monday on charges which included nine counts of murder in South Caroline,three attempted murder counts and weapons offenses which yielded a life prison sentence. The self-described white supremacist pleaded not guilty in his […]
On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof left Mother Emmanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church, about 30 minutes away, planning to attack that Bible study as well.
Dylann Roof appeared in court on Friday to face the jury for shooting nine people at a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina last year.
"After we looked at the evidence and read the laws, and looked at the things that were presented to us by the judge, we had to come to find out that he didn't do anything malicious," the foreman said.
In commemoration of the anniversary of the tragic terror attack on Emanuel AME Church last year and in the wake of the devastating shooting in Orlando this month, Juneteenth, the historic holiday commemorating the southern Black slaves’ emancipation, is upon us. This day is incredibly important because on one hand, it demonstrates to us the cyclical nature […]
I deeply wanted to remove myself from the story. As a journalist, you are trained to be objective, neutral, and void of forcing an agenda.
Roof attended Tuesday's hearing sitting "impassively" in front of the victims' families, journalists and spectators, the Times reports. He faces 33 counts, including hate crimes.
A judge has delayed the trial of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine Black members of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church in a race-inspired shooting…