Rev. Clementa Pickney

A bill to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of South Carolina’s state capitol is now on to the state House after passage in the Senate. The bill passed a third reading. The vote was 36 to 3. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says she will enact the bill immediately once it passes the legislature. […]

President Barack Obama brought the nation to its feet Friday when he eulogized Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator killed during last week’s…

President Barack Obama is scheduled to eulogize South Carolina State Senator and pastor of Emanuel AME Church, Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Before the nation’s first Black president…

UPDATE: Friday, June 26, 3:50 PM EST: After delivering a powerful eulogy that both memorialized Rev. Clementa Pinckney and called for the removal of the…

Family and friends of the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney paid their respects to the Charleston shooting victim on Wednesday afternoon, NBC affiliate WYFF reports. Thousands…

President Barack Obama will eulogize Rev. Clementa Pinckney during the pastor and South Carolina state senator’s funeral on Friday. Pinckney was assassinated during bible study inside historic black church “Mother” Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal in Charleston last week. Pinckney was among the nine people shot to death at the church last Wednesday in what is being called […]

History of Charleston's "Mother Emanuel" A.M.E. Church as presented on its own site: http://t.co/qPJcEzbPz9 pic.twitter.com/GCOEaXRXU1 — Robert McNamara (@history1800s) June 18, 2015 A tragedy still…

Breaking: @CharlestonPD confirm shooting unclear officially how many hurt. Saw 1 transported @ABCNews4 #chsnews #chs pic.twitter.com/Z445Jw6f6T — Jason Tighe (@jtighe08) June 18, 2015 Police in…