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Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Will Defend Himself in Court

The 22-year-old was granted the right to act as his own attorney in his upcoming federal trial on hate crimes charges.


Things Are Going Great for the Guy Who Attacked Dylann Roof in Jail

Dwayne Stafford is enjoying temporary housing and donated clothing, food, and cash after being released from jail where he assaulted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof.


Federal Prosecutors Will Seek the Death Penalty for Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

"The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision," said Attorney General Loretta Lynch.


An Oral History of the West African Village That Has Been in South Carolina for Four Decades

Oyotunji is an unlikely outpost of the Yoruba religion, a place where people can live lives devoted to worshipping their ancestors and honoring their culture.


Dylann Roof Has Been Officially Charged with a Federal Hate Crime, Could Face the Death Penalty

The location of his alleged shooting spree—a church—could land the South Carolina native on death row.


The Confederate Flag Is Finally Coming Down in South Carolina

After a prolonged debate, the state House of Representatives voted early Thursday to remove the Stars and Bars from the state house grounds.


South Carolina Lawmakers Have Voted to Remove the Confederate Flag from the State House Grounds

The State Senate approved the flag's removal in a 37-3 vote on Monday afternoon.


How America’s Lax Gun Laws Help Criminals and Cripple Minority Communities

The haphazard patchwork of state and local gun laws exacerbates the tragic, everyday violence that has disproportionately devastated minority communities in the US.


Dylann Roof's Sister Creates, Deletes GoFundMe Campaign for 'Dream Honeymoon'

"Money cannot replace the wedding we lost and our perfect day," she wrote.


What Dylann Roof’s Desire to Ally With 'Very Racist' Asians Actually Means​

The mass murderer's model-minority "respect" is entirely of a piece with hate crimes against black people—another hissing head on the hydra of racism.


An E-Cigarette Vendor in New York Tried to Monetize the Charleston Massacre

Whoever registered set it up so that it would automatically redirect the user to the website for Fluid Vapor in Bohemia, New York. While Fluid Vapor doesn't appear to have any connection to white supremacy, or racism of any sort...