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.
Roof attended Tuesday's hearing sitting "impassively" in front of the victims' families, journalists and spectators, the Times reports. He faces 33 counts, including hate crimes.
Three Black Charleston school board members stormed out of a meeting. They are protesting a school closure and systemic education inequality.
A group of military students at the Citadel who dressed up as Ku Klux Klan members in a viral photo in December were punished for the act this week.
According to a new poll by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation, 49 percent of Americans believe that racism is a “big problem.”
The former employee claims he was hit with frying pans and beat with belts during the end of his nearly two-decade-long employment by the family.
A judge has delayed the trial of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine Black members of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church in a race-inspired shooting earlier this year. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel agreed to push back the trial to no later than January to give both defense attorneys and federal prosecutors respective time […]
A friend of Dylann Roof, the gunman who killed nine African-Americans at the Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, South Carolina in June, has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly having prior knowledge of the gunman’s plans a week before the shooting took place. According to The State, Joseph “Joey” Meek Jr. was arrested on Thursday after receiving a […]
It’s been a little over a month since the horrific Emanuel AME Church shooting took place in Charleston, S.C., claiming the lives of nine African-Americans. Although the memorial service and funerals are over, the families of those who lost their lives are still dealing with the pain of the events that transpired on Wednesday, June […]
Dylann Storm Roof, the accused gunman of the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, is slated to appear in court Thursday. The judge will hear the media’s argument to lift a ban on documents related to the case. Ninth Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson put a gag order on those who are participating in the trial and withheld […]
Amid the debate about what the Confederate flag stands for, a new poll reveals the majority of White Americans view the flag as a symbol of southern pride, not racism. The findings from the CNN/ORC poll aren’t surprising — the country remains divided on the issue and numbers have stayed nearly the same for 15 years. Fifty-seven percent of Americans currently […]
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