On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof left Mother Emmanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church, about 30 minutes away, planning to attack that Bible study as well.

Dylann Roof, the White supremacist who shot and killed nine Black churchgoers in a hate crime at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina in 2015, has been condemned to death by a federal jury.

Today, a federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina convicted the 22-year-old White supremacist on nearly three dozen charges.

Mother Emanuel Church shooter Dylann Roof was involved in an altercation in jail around 7:45 a.m. Thursday morning, WCBD reports. According to the incident report, Dwayne Marion Stafford, 26, a fellow inmate at a Charleston County jail, escaped his room, ran down a flight of stairs, and hit Roof several times in the face and […]

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.


Among the honorees were Misty Copeland, Caitlyn Jenner, the U.S women's soccer team, family members and survivors of the Charleston Massacre, Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Holmes and Cecile Richards.

Maryland will begin to phase out the state’s Confederate flag license plates beginning this fall. Reuters reports that the Charleston AME church massacre in June was the catalyst behind the change, after pictures of shooter Dylann Roof posing with the flag surfaced online. U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis issued the order on Thursday, lifting a 1997 injunction at […]


A friend of Dylann Roof, the gunman who killed nine African-Americans at the Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, South Carolina in June, has been arrested

Suspected Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has been indicted twice on charges and now could face the death penalty in both cases


The suspected gunman who killed two journalists Wednesday morning may have been motivated by the Charleston AME shooting.


Over the weekend, hundreds of people showed up to Stone Mountain Park in Georgia armed with Confederate flags, signs, and concealed weapons to advocate for


In a twist of irony, President Obama revealed in an exclusive BBC interview, just hours before a gunman opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater, that the greatest frustration of his presidency are U.S. gun laws. Noting that gun violence has killed more Americans than terrorism since the tragic September 11, 2001 attack, Obama called out the […]