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White Supremacist Plotting Dylann Roof-Style Massacre Arrested By FBI

AFRICANGLOBE - A 29-year-old white supremacist from South Carolina who was plotting an attack inspired by Charleston terrorist Dylann Roof was arrested by federal agents in an FBI sting this week. The FBI on Wednesday arrested Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell of Conway, South Carolina, in the parking lot of a Hampton Inn in Myrtle Beach after he purchased a Glock and hollow point ammunition from an undercover federal agent for $109.

Hang Him!: Terrorist Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death

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.

Video Shows Dylann Roof Practicing Before Terror Attack That Slaughtered 9...

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.

Race Terrorist Dylann Roof Convicted

AFRICANGLOBE - A jury on Thursday convicted Dylann Roof of slaughtering nine Black members of a Charleston, South Carolina, church. He was convicted of 33 federal charges, from hate crimes to the obstruction of the practice of religion. Roof, 22, walked into the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, commonly referred to as “Mother Emanuel,” in June 2015 during Bible study. He sat with congregation members before taking out a gun and starting his massacre.

Plans Underway To Exonerate Terrorist Dylann Roof By Claiming He Is...

AFRICANGLOBE - The twist and turns; and delays in the Charleston shooter’s murder case is clear prove that judges might want to throw this case out of the window as it has usually been in similar circumstances. The institutional racism which has eaten deep into the American judicial system is really a cause for alarm. No wonder Black people in America never get justice. All evidence points to the fact that Roof is actually guilty of the offense; yet, the justice system wants to finds dubious means to clear him off the charges.

Race Terrorist Dylann Roof Attacked And Beaten In Jail

AFRICANGLOBE - Dylann Roof, the racially motivated terrorist who massacred nine African American parishioners last year at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church, was attacked and beaten Thursday by a Black man in a South Carolina jail, authorities said.

Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty For Race Soldier Dylann Roof

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Justice Department will seek capital punishment for white terrorist Dylann Roof, who is charged with slaughtering nine Black parishioners at a South Carolina church, according to America’s top lawyer.

South Carolina Will Seek Death Penalty For Dylann Roof

AFRICANGLOBE - The chief prosecutor in Charleston, South Carolina will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the white supremacist charged with murdering nine members of a historic African-American church.

Churches With Guns

AFRICANGLOBE - The Charleston church massacre brought the issue of security in Black churches to the forefront. Here’s what some churches are doing to meet the challenge of securing their religious spaces.

Dylann Roof Is The New Face Of Globalized Hate: Why White...

AFRICANGLOBE - There’s another element of Dylann Roof’s story that we must not ignore. Because just as much as Roof is a product of America’s past, he is also the result of distinctively modern forces. Namely, the large, multinational and influential “white nationalist” movement that is bringing together white supremacists from all over the world.

Being Spurned By A Girl For A Black Guy Sent Dylann...

AFRICANGLOBE - Roof’s cousin, Scott Roof, told The Intercept that the 21-year-old terrorist was “normal” until “he started listening to that white power music stuff.” Scott added that Dylann “kind of went over the edge when a girl he liked starting dating a Black guy two years back.”

Black America Should Stop Forgiving White Racists

AFRICANGLOBE - The morgue tag was still on Sharonda Coleman-Singleton’s toe when her teenage children stood in front of news cameras and said they had forgiven Dylann Roof for murdering their mother in cold blood. The grieving teens’ absolution of Roof came not more than 72 hours after a white terrorist sat inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for an hour watching their mother pray to God. Instead of accepting the welcoming arms and love offered by the community, the gunman shot her and eight others to death.

Cops Bought Dylann Roof Burger King Hours After Charleston Massacre

AFRICANGLOBE - Shelby Police Chief Jeff Ledford told the Charlotte Observer that when Roof complained he was hungry, cops went to a nearby Burger King and bought the accused mass murderer a meal while he was in custody.

How The Confederate Flag Adopted By Dylann Roof Continues To Divide...

AFRICANGLOBE - Flags were flying at half-staff on Thursday in South Carolina after the cold-blooded killing of nine Black people in an historic African-American church in Charleston - with one notable exception. Outside the legislature in the state capital Columbia, the racially divisive Confederate battle flag still flies high, renewing debate over its symbolism more than 150 years after the Civil War defeat of the slave-holding rebel South.

What White Supremacists Are Saying Online About The South Carolina Terror...

AFRICANGLOBE - What are avowed white supremacists saying about the shooting? There are 19 hate groups currently operating in South Carolina, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. None of these groups have claimed affiliation with Roof as of yet—though Roof has been photographed wearing a jacket adorned with the flags of Apartheid-era South Africa and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), suggesting, at least, that he may have held some pretty traditional racist views.

Dylann Roof Is The Typical White American

AFRICANGLOBE - In so many ways, the story of Dylann Roof, the White supremacist mass murderer who killed nine people in an historic South Carolina Black church, is a parallel to the story of America itself. We are a country where terror against Black people and communities, where white racists have long targeted Black churches, where African-American life is so devalued it can be taken with impunity.