Category Archives: Racism

Roof Death Penalty Trial : #DylannRoof Wears Racist Symbols on Shoes in Court

Dylann Roof, who was convicted in December of killing nine black parishoners in Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church in 2015, has been wearing shoes adorned with racist symbols to court as recently as Monday. Roof, who is representing himself in the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Hello Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying the weekend with friends and family. Today, we’re going into the archives and pulled out a few of President Obama’s speeches.

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 7

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) — Polly Sheppard dove under a table as soon as the bullets started flying. The stranger who had just been warmly welcomed into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church began unloading his pistol on a Bible … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 6

For more than six months, Dylann Roof traveled to historic sites of racial strife in South Carolina’s history, ending up again and again at the church where he later gunned down nine black worshipers during their weekly Bible Study. Data … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 5

Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, had a handwritten note in his car with the names of several churches on it, according to testimony today at Roof’s ongoing trial. … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 4

CHARLESTON, SC — The revelations in a federal courtroom last week were gruesome – difficult to hear and to watch. But an underlying tension in the horrific hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof is the battle between two key players … Continue reading

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Government releases Dylann Roof confession video

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The government has released a video which authorities say shows Dylann Roof confessing to the shooting at the Mother Emanuel AME church that took the lives of nine people. The release of the video comes after … Continue reading

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