Charleston Church Massacre

The DOJ's $88 million settlement especially rebukes white supremacists since that number is also a hate symbol, underscoring the significance of the amount of money awarded to Charleston Church massacre survivors and victims' families, all of whom are Black.

Nation

White supremacist Dylann Roof, responsible for the 2015 massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, has appealed his convictions and death sentence.

Renowned architect Michael Arad, designer of the September 11 memorial, will lead the project.

President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.