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AFRICANGLOBE - Dylann Roof, the white terrorist convicted in the assault on Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, that left a total of 12 victims, nine of them dead, was sentenced to death on Tuesday. Jurors began deliberating Tuesday over whether Roof, 22, should get the death penalty or life in prison for his crimes. It took two hours for the 12 jurors to come to their unanimous decision.
AFRICANGLOBE - 'He shot all the people, please come,' were the words spoken by one of the Charleston church massacre survivors in a frantic 911 call after gunman Dylann Roof opened fire on her congregation. Polly Sheppard, 86, was spared by the white supremacist on June 17, 2015, to spread word of his killing spree. Roof killed nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in an attempt to start a race war.
AFRICANGLOBE - The murder of nine African-American men and women in a Charleston, South Carolina church on Wednesday night is an event that raises many troubling questions. Millions of people, in America and worldwide, want a deeper explanation than the superficial nostrums offered by the media and official political circles. The initial media characterisations of senseless violence by a mentally disturbed individual explain nothing.
AFRICANGLOBE - A raving man terrified parishioners at a Virginia Black church Thursday night, banging on a door and threatening to kill people inside just one day after a white supremacist terrorist slaughtered nine people in a Charleston Black church, witnesses and police said.