On June 16, 1822, a small group of slaves foiled Denmark Vesey's planned uprising by telling their masters about the plot to free thousands. We will never forget.

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 […]