NBC’s Meet The Press and its host Chuck Todd are under fire for airing a segment on gun violence that showed only African-Americans in the wake of the racially motivated Mother Emanuel AME church shooting. During the segment above, Todd spoke about the Charleston massacre – which left nine dead – and then aired a video featuring Black men […]

It’s been almost a week since a gunman killed nine at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. On Sunday, hours after the church reopened their doors, residents and supporters came together. Thousands of people gathered for a march across the Ravenel Bridge to show support for the families of those who lost their […]

The South Carolina judge who urged the public support the family of accused AME gunman Dylann Roof during a bizarre bond hearing may be replaced if the state’s Supreme Court has their say. After the plea, where he also called Roof’s family “victims” of the horrific shooting that left nine dead at the historic Mother […]

In today’s NewsOne Top 5, we take a quick look at the stories trending on NewsOne.com that you are talking about. Today’s list includes: WATCH: Judge Refers To Dylann Roof’s Family As “Victims” During Bond Hearing AME Shooting: Dylann Roof Charged With 9 Counts Of Murder, May Face Death Penalty Confederate Flag Still Flying At South […]

In the wake of the deadly and racially charged Emanuel AME church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, many have been vocal about the removal of the red, blue and white symbol of slavery still flying high in the State’s Capitol. And the dissent to the Confederate flag flying from the State Capitol building isn’t exclusive to those directly […]

An attempt to slam Obama's response backfires. Plus, Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton echoes the president's call for tighter gun control

One of the most bittersweet stories to arise from the Charleston AME church shooting was that of a five-year-old girl who played dead to avoid being shot by gunman Dylann Roof on Wednesday during a late night bible study session. It has now been discovered that it was her grandmother, Felecia Sanders, who played dead and […]

UPDATE: 5:30 PM EST The family of accused gunman Dylann Roof released a statement regarding the AME church massacre, sending prayers to the families of the victims and adding that they request privacy in the wake of the tragedy. Family of #DylannRoof release statement regarding #AMEShooting, say thoughts are with victims via @CNN pic.twitter.com/7FJgkxH3Io — […]

Dylann Roof, the South Carolina native suspected of fatally shooting nine people at Charleston’s historic Emanuel AME Church, was charged with nine counts of murder, police confirmed Friday. The 21-year-old was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, the New York Times reports. On Friday, South Carolina’s governor Nikki […]

Two police officers in Anniston, Alabama have been placed on administrative leave over allegations that they belong to a hate group, according to AL.com. Lt. Josh Doggrell and Lt. Wayne Brown are being investigated for ties to the League of the South after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) posted an article on its Hatewatch […]

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 […]

A brutal reminder of the South’s racial history was on full display Thursday as South Carolina capitol’s U.S. and state flags were lowered to half-staff after Blacks were slaughtered at Emanuel AME Church by a White gunman, but the Confederate flag continued to fly at its full height, according to the New York Daily News. […]