AME Emanuel Church Shooting
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.
A jury has reached a death penalty verdict for Dylann Roof, the man who shot and killed nine church members at the historically Black Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in June 2015. The verdict came after a prosecutor reminded jurors about the "god-fearing" spirit of the church members killed during the massacre and testimonies from the victims' families and friends.
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.
Church officials gave the families of the victims $1.5 million, but are retaining $1.8 million for building maintenance, memorials and scholarships.
A chilling Snapchat video captured by one of the victims in the tragic Emanuel AME Church massacre in South Carolina has been circulating around the internet. Tywanza Sanders, the youngest person killed during the shooting, posted a video of the bible study group just moments before Dylann Storm Roof opened fire. The video footage shows […]
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