charleston ame massacre

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.

Out of the 33 federal charges against Roof, the accusation that he violated the prayer group's right to freely practice religion will weigh heavy when considering the death penalty.

Days after 30-year-old community organizer Brittany “Bree” Newsome scaled a 30-foot pole to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the nation is still invigorated by her fearless and powerful action. Now, the North Carolina native, musician, and activist is speaking out about why she decided to take actions into her own […]

It what may or may not be an organized effort by white supremacists, Addicting Info is reporting that three black churches have burned under mysterious circumstances since the senseless murder of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina church last week. The website reports that since the Mother Emanuel AME church attack, four black churches […]

They say if you want something done, get a (black) woman to do it. Just after dawn this morning, activist and North Carolina educator Bree Newsome climbed a 30-foot flag pole and snatched the Confederate flag down from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. As officers repeatedly asked, “Ma’am, please come down off the pole,” Newsome quoted […]

The city of Charleston, South Carolina is still in heavy mourning after Dylann Roof opened fire inside of the historical Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church