Tag: Dylann Roof

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Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence for Dylann Roof, Domestic Terrorist Who Viciously Killed 9 Black Churchgoers in 2015

In 2015, a then 21-year-old Dylann Roof opened fire during Bible study lessons in a Charleston, South Carolina church, senselessly murdering nine Black churchgoers. The victims included three reverends (one of whom was a former state Senator), a librarian and two senior citizens, including one woman who had worked within…

Charleston Church Shooting Victims to be Honored in New Memorial

The nine Black churchgoers who were gunned down by a white supremacist in Charleston, S.C., will be honored by a new memorial on the church grounds. The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church announced the plans for the memorial on the two-year anniversary of the tragedy. Michael Arad, partner at Handel…

Hate Motivated a White Man to Travel to NYC to Kill Black Men

James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old white male, traveled to New York City to commit a hate crime. As a result, Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old Black man, is dead. Bill Aubrey, a deputy chief at the New York Police Department, said in a press conference Wednesday that Jackson left his home…