Charleston Shooting

U.S. News
The shooting survivors sued the government over the failure of an FBI-run background check system to prevent the purchase of the murder weapon.
Politics
Dylann Roof has decided to represent himself in front of the jury that will decide whether he is to live or die and forego
Black Voices
An artist creates a powerful memorial to the nine black parishioners killed at Mother Emanuel.
Black Voices
We should never forget Miss Susie, or any of our persevering Church Mothers.
Crime
“I went to that church in Charleston and, uh, I did it,” Roof said of the shooting that killed nine.
Crime
He's accused of fatally shooting 9 people in a Charleston, South Carolina church.
Crime
Earlier this month, defense attorneys had raised concerns for the first time about whether Roof was able to understand the nature of the proceedings against him and to assist in his defense.
Black Voices
The death penalty has been and remains an essential and consistent form of this American violence--often its messenger--and it is time to stop.
Black Voices
Another inmate reportedly punched Roof several times on his way to the shower.
Crime
The argument that the death penalty is unconstitutional is a typical line of defense.
Politics
“Together, we can fight for that change. Together, we can heal. Together, we can love.”
Wellness
Neither hate, nor fear, nor violence should be part of daily life. Health care professionals must speak up to protect everyone's civil rights, their lives, and the well-being of our communities.