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Charleston Shooting

  1. crimes and misdemeanors
    Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Seeks to Waive His Right to a Jury TrialFederal prosecutors are objecting to the request.
  2. awful things
    U.S. Seeks Death Penalty for Dylann Roof in Charleston Church ShootingsBased on “the nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm.”
  3. Charleston Gunman Dylann Roof’s Friend Indicted He is accused of lying to the police when asked about Roof’s plan to carry out the attack that killed nine people. 
  4. charleston shooting
    South Carolina Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Charleston Church Shooting CaseDylann Roof is accused of killing nine people. 
  5. charleston shooting
    Charleston Shooting Suspect Will Reportedly Face Federal Hate-Crime ChargesTwenty-one-year-old Dylann Roof already faces murder charges — and potentially a death-penalty sentence — in South Carolina court. 
  6. charleston shooting
    FBI Says Background Check Mistake Allowed Dylann Roof to Buy His GunAnd what a mistake it was.
  7. endings
    South Carolina’s Confederate Flag Comes Down to Cheers, SingingCrowds packed the statehouse grounds.
  8. charleston shooting
    Dylann Roof Indicted on New Attempted Murder Charges in Charleston ShootingIn addition to nine murder charges.
  9. early and often
    Michelle Obama Isn’t Enthusiastic About the President’s Musical EndeavorsShe thought singing “Amazing Grace” was a bad idea.
  10. music
    Blood Orange’s New Song Is the First Great Piece of Art About Charleston“Tasting pain coming from a place of truth.”
  11. arson
    Fire at Historic Black Church Near CharlestonIt’s the seventh fire at a predominantly African-American church since the shooting.
  12. protests
    Who Is Bree Newsome, the Woman Who Took Down South Carolina’s Confederate Flag? She’s an activist, a filmmaker, a musician, a mocker of Mitt Romney, and an apparent Beyoncé fan.
  13. Are Black Churches Being Targeted by Arsonists?Several recent fires have raised concerns about a possible connection to the Charleston shooting.
  14. obama
    President Obama Just Sang Amazing Grace“Our pain cuts that much deeper because it happened in a church … the black church is our beating heart.”
  15. confederate flag
    Who’s Keeping Their Confederate Flags, Who’s NotState politicians and nationwide retail businesses are souring on the controversial symbol. Here’s the latest …
  16. charleston shooting
    Obama to Give Eulogy at Church Victim’s FuneralThe funeral services for Reverend Clementa Pinckney — who was also a South Carolina State senator — will be held next Monday.
  17. charleston shooting
    Kanye Raps About Charleston Tragedy“That’s the magic of racism — it works on itself.”
  18. early and often
    White Supremacist Cited by Dylann Roof Donated to GOP 2016 CandidatesIncluding Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Rick Santorum.
  19. open letters
    Read Lupe Fiasco’s Open Letter to White Supremacy“First of all you are not really that supreme.”
  20. charleston shooting
    The GOP Presidential Candidates’ Confederate Flag ProblemIn the aftermath of last week’s racist attack, Republicans are being forced to confront a politically treacherous controversy.
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    Charleston Church Holds Its First Service Since ShootingAll of the city’s church bells were also rung to honor those killed in last week’s attack.
  22. Dylann Roof Made a Website to Explain His AttackBefore his assault on a Charleston church, the shooter published photos taken at slave plantations and Confederate landmarks, as well as a racist manifesto. 
  23. charleston
    Jon Stewart Has No Jokes for Charleston in Last Night’s Stirring Monologue“This is a terrorist attack.”