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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 - A woman in Charlotte, North Carolina, streamed live video on Facebook after her father was shot dead by police. The woman and others in the neighborhood are at the scene and have been confronting police about the shooting. The man has been identified by neighbors and family as Keith Lamont Scott. “The police just shot my daddy four times for being Black,” she says. “They Tased him first and then shot him.”
AFRICANGLOBE - Video footage released Monday showed Tulsa police executing an unarmed man on Friday night after he approached his SUV with his arms raised. In footage filmed from a police helicopter, Terence Crutcher, 40, can be seen slowly walking from the edge of a street north of Tulsa toward his vehicle.
AFRICANGLOBE - Calls are mounting for Maine Republican governor Paul LePage to resign after he doubled down Friday on openly racist statements he made by calling for a race war against Black people. LePage made the remarks during a press conference at which he sought to defend himself against accusations of racism. During those comments, he indicated that Black people are the enemy and should be shot.
AFRICNGLOBE - A cop who advocated for a “race war” and posted photos of himself aiming a gun at images of President Obama won’t be fired from his job on the Las Vegas police force. Detective Bobby Kinch, despite repeatedly posting angry, racist and anti-government rants had his gun and badge returned to him after a brief suspension.
Ten alleged members of a White supremacist group training near Orlando and Disney World for a "race war" have been rounded up in a series of arrests...