Dylann Roof's mother, Amelia Cowles, had a heart attack after prosecutors detailed how her son planned a cold and calculated killing of nine Black members in June 2015 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

A federal judge decided to resume jury selection after initially postponing the process on Monday afternoon.

Much has changed, but a lot has stayed the same since tragedy unfolded a year ago at "Mother" Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders reached out to Black voters last weekend in Republican-heavy Charleston, South Carolina in the hopes of drawing those voters “that provide the Democratic support in the early primary state,” reports Reuters. The presidential candidate, leaning on his experience in civil rights, appealed to voters and vowed to end […]

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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 […]


In what is clearly yet another ironic twist in the Charleston church massacre, one of shooter Dylann Roof’s best friends was Black, and said he still loves the now infamous alleged killer. Christon Scriven gave a one and a half minute video interview to The Guardian newspaper (above), and revealed that Roof talked about committing a […]

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 […]

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Emanuel AME Shooter Confesses To Killing 9, Told Investigators He Wanted To Start A Race War Emanuel AME Church mass shooter Dylann Roof confessed to killing 9 people and told investigators he wanted to start a “race war.” Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you the latest details in the hate crime investigation and the […]