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Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof charged with federal hate crimes

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced federal hate crime charges today against the 21-year-old suspect in the July 17 Charleston church massacre, alleging that Dylann Roof sought to ignite racial tensions across the country by targeting Emanuel African American … Continue reading

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S.C. massacre ‘an assault on all of us,’ SBC leaders say

CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP) — Christians are uniting in prayer and benevolence across racial distinctions in Charleston, South Carolina, after a 21-year-old man massacred nine Christians in a June 17 prayer service at historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, said … Continue reading

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