Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Jury selection begins for Dylann Roof death penalty trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Attorneys will will meet 320 potential jurors Monday as they whittle down a group of 3,000 to a dozen with six alternates. For the last week, attorneys for the government and for 22-year-old Dylann Roof, accused … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: The Opening of the National Museum of African-American History

This past Saturday was the opening of the new National Museum of African-American History. Whenever I get back to Washington, DC, I am going to spend at least 2 days at this museum. It looks magnificent. It was a glorious … Continue reading

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