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The Charleston church is reliving its trauma after the synagogue shooting

In the wake of the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue, there's one place of worship that knows the exact horror of an assault in the midst of prayer: Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.
VICE News
11.5.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How a small Texas town coped with a 1980 church shooting

Joshua Hersh
11.12.17
americas

South Carolina Governor Signs Off on Bill to Remove Confederate Flag

It's "a day we can all be proud of," Governor Nikki Haley said in a statement shortly after the state House passed the bill to remove the flag.
VICE News
7.9.15
americas

South Carolina Grand Jury Indicts Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof for Attempted Murder

The Charleston County prosecutor presented the three attempted murder charges to correspond with the number of injured survivors from the June 17 shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
VICE News
7.7.15
politics

'It's the Right Thing to Do': South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol

South Carolina's State Senate has voted 37-3 in favor of a bill to remove a Confederate battle flag that has flown on the grounds of the State Capitol for more than 50 years.
Liz Fields
7.6.15
americas

Confederate Flag Debate Heats Up as Major Retailers Drop Merchandise From Shelves

Sears and Walmart have announced removal of Confederate flag merchandise from stores, while a Mississippi lawmaker has called for the emblem's removal from the state's flag.
VICE News
6.23.15
americas

Calls to Remove Confederate Flag Follow South Carolina Murders

The historically divisive flag is still flying high on the grounds of the state's capitol, in spite of the racially motivated killing of 9 black churchgoers on Wednesday.
Liz Fields
6.19.15
SOUTH CAROLINA

Judge Sets South Carolina Shooting Suspect’s Bond at $1M for Weapons Charge

The 21-year-old has reportedly told investigators he had a momentary change of heart and very nearly backed out of his plan to carry out the racism-fueled crime.
VICE News
6.19.15
crime & drugs

Video of Suspected South Carolina Shooter's Court Exit Emerges After He Waives Extradition

Authorities have arrested the 21-year-old white male suspected of killing nine people in a hate crime at a historic black church in Charleston.
VICE News
6.18.15