President Barack Obama brought the nation to its feet Friday when he eulogized Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator killed during last week’s massacre at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. The president, who sat front row with First Lady Michelle Obama, delivered the eulogy after friends of Rev. Pinckney’s spoke highly of the senator […]

President Barack Obama is scheduled to eulogize South Carolina State Senator and pastor of Emanuel AME Church, Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Before the nation’s first Black president has even uttered a word, conservative commentators are suggesting that Pres. Obama should not mention anything about race or guns. Despite what these conservative pundits have to say there are […]

UPDATE: Friday, June 26, 3:50 PM EST: After delivering a powerful eulogy that both memorialized Rev. Clementa Pinckney and called for the removal of the Confederate flag, President Obama lead the congregation in the singing of Amazing Grace. See the emotional video above. ————— Friends, family and loved ones will gather early Friday afternoon to […]

Family and friends of the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney paid their respects to the Charleston shooting victim on Wednesday afternoon, NBC affiliate WYFF reports. Thousands of people waited in line for hours to say goodbye to the pastor and politician at the South Carolina State House. Those in attendance included state Governor Nikki Haley and Angela […]

A tragedy still unfolding has thrust “Mother” Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina into the spotlight, as well as its pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Scroll down to see a video of Rev. Pinckney recounting highlights of the church’s amazing history. This historic congregation — one of the first A.M.E. congregations, has seen its […]

UPDATE 11:55 AM EST: The Charleston Police Department has confirmed that Dylann Roof is in custody. He is being held in Shelby, N.C., about 45 minutes from Charleston. Stay tuned for further developments. —– UPDATE: 10:05 AM EST The FBI has identified the gunman who killed nine at Charleston’s historic Emanuel AME church as 21-year-old Dylann […]