A note found in the car of a man charged with spraying deadly gunfire at a Tennessee church made reference to revenge for a white supremacist's massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, two years earlier, law enforcement…
By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Roof, 23, was given the death penalty in a federal trial. His guilty plea comes as he begins a second trial for state charges of murder and attempted murder.
By Dave Berndtson
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal jury sentenced Dylann Roof to death for the racially motivated murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Also, nearly 40 people died in a pair of bombings near the Afghan Parliament…
By PBS NewsHour
Prosecuting hate crimes is often a complicated and arduous process, and no national agency tracks conviction rate data for these crimes.
By Laura Santhanam, Kenya Downs
In our news wrap Wednesday, the white supremacist who killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, insisted in court he’s not mentally ill. Dylann Roof is acting as his own lawyer in the death penalty phase of his federal…
Roof was found guilty on all 33 counts for fatally shooting nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on June 17, 2015.
Friday saw the first anniversary of the shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church, where alleged white supremacist Dylann Roof killed nine black churchgoers. Among those who struggled to come to terms with the tragedy were two local poets, musician and…
By PBS NewsHour
A year ago this week, nine black churchgoers were gunned down inside Charleston’s historic Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church by alleged white supremacist Dylan Roof, who faces the death penalty if convicted. Among those slain was the church’s pastor, the Rev.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Poets Marjory Wentworth and Marcus Amaker found that poetry helped them cope in the aftermath of the shooting at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church one year ago.
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