Emanuel AME

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.

The first set of more than 3,000 potential jurors appeared in court for questioning in the Charleston church shooter trial. Attorney will select 12 jurors for the trail that's set to begin in late November.

Currently, Roof faces 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges based on the allegation that he purposely targeted members of Emanuel based on their race and religion.

The news comes against the backdrop of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston by avowed White supremacist Dylann Roof.

The Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark has been appointed the first female pastor at historic Emanuel AME Church.

As memorial services for the nine people murdered in the Emanuel AME massacre in Charleston are being coordinated, another congregation planned on making their funerals anything but peaceful. Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay church based in Topeka, Kansas, claimed they would protest at the victims’ memorial services. They believe God sent the shooter because Reverend […]