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Funeral Plans for Charleston Church Shooting Victims

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
Funeral

Funeral services have been set across the state of South Carolina for the Charleston A.M.E. Church shooting victims. A report from ABC News provided the details below: CLEMENTA PINCKNEY Two public viewings will be held Thursday. The first will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...

Confederate Flag Items Pulled from Some Retailers' Inventory

June 24, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Amazon

Some of America’s biggest retailers such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon, and Sears have decided to stop selling merchandise tied to the Confederate flag. The debate regarding the use of the Confederate flag has been intensifying over the last couple of days. On Monday, South...

A Man of the People, Senator Clementa Pinckney

June 24, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Yolian Ortiz
AME

Nine Victims in Charleston. An event that has drastically changed South Carolina and put certain symbols and politics in the forefront. Among the nine was a man who strived for change and equality, Senator Clementa Pinckney. If he had survived, he would have made sure that...

Seen and Heard at State House Flag Rally: June 23

June 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Marina Ziehe
Flag

Several people protested in front of the South Carolina State House yesterday, June 23, asking for the removal of the Confederate battle flag. Senators and leaders, including Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, joined the push to remove the flag. “Take it down now,” said...

Q&A| A Conversation With Andrew Askins, CEO of Krit

June 23, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Krit Team

Krit is a team of developers and designers who work together to help freelancers to work with clients. The team is working to develop software tools that freelancers can use so that they can spend more time doing their jobs and less time focusing on other details. Carolina...

Charleston Meets in the Middle

June 22, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Charleston

On Sunday evening, after a prayer service outside Mother Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, people gathered at each end of the famous Charleston bridge. Walking together in unity, marchers met in the middle of the bridge, to hold hands and remember the nine who lost their lives in the...

Emanuel A.M.E. Church Offers First Service After the Tragedy

June 22, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Church

On Sunday, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston offered its first service after the tragedy occurred last Wednesday night, in which nine people were shot dead inside the historical church. The church returned to a house of worship on Sunday, as hundreds...

Website Linked with Charleston Shooting Suspect is Being Investigated

June 22, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Police

A website discovered on Saturday that contains photographs of Dylann Roof and a racist manifesto is being investigated, since it could be potentially linked to the man charged with the crime. According to The New York Times , the website contains a close look at Roof’s...

Historic Churches in Charleston Will Ring Bells in Unity on Sunday

June 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Church

The Post and Courier reports that many Charleston historic churches will come together on Sunday in remembrance of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church shooting victims. At 10 a.m. the churches will ring their bells in unison, and community members and visitors are welcome to join by...

The Days After: Picking Up the Pieces After the Emanuel A.M.E. Shooting

June 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Andrea Esselman
Flowers

Photo from Times Enterprise In the days following a mass murder, a tense manhunt and a quick arrest, Charleston residents are left to pick up the pieces. The shooting has added to the list of events spurring the Black Lives Matter movement. Although the Civil Rights...

Charleston Church Shooter Charged with Murder

June 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
Emanuel9

Dylann Roof has been charged with nine counts of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, police tweeted Friday. According to CNN , Roof, who was arrested in Shelby, North Carolina on Thursday, confessed to killing nine people in Emanuel...

All Victims of Emanuel A.M.E. Shooting Identified by Charleston Coroner

June 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Charleston

The names and identities of all nine victims of the Wednesday night shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church have been named. Among the fallen are students, librarians and state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. State Sen. Pinckney had previously been identified as one of the victims, as...

Vigil Held at Morris Brown A.M.E. Church for Victims of Emanuel Church Shooting

June 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Morris Brown

The Post and Courier reports that hundreds gathered at the Morris Brown A.M.E. Church on Thursday to honor the victims of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church. Family members of the victims, legislators, community members, and neighbors gathered inside the church where A.M.E. pastors...

Emanuel Church Shooting Suspect Apprehended in Shelby, N.C.

June 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Dylan Roof

The State reports that a source, close to the investigation of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, says that Dylann Roof has been captured Thursday in Shelby, N.C. Authorities on Thursday named 21-year old Dylann Storm Roof, of Lexington County, as the suspect in the shooting...

Emanuel AME Church Shooter Identified

June 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Dylann Roof

As Palmetto Scene previously reported, nine were fatally shot at historic Emanuel AME Church on Calhoun Street during a midweek prayer meeting late Wednesday evening. As of Thursday morning the shooter remained unidentified, but now authorities have named the suspect as...

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