Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state charges avoiding the possibility of a second death sentence. The 23-year-old entered his plea Monday on charges which included nine counts of murder in South Caroline,three attempted murder counts and weapons offenses which yielded a life prison sentence. The self-described white supremacist pleaded not guilty in his […]
A federal jury on Thursday found Dylann Roof guilty of all 33 charges in the Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, reports CNN. Roof confessed to killing nine people last year at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. He could face the death penalty, reports CNN: Deliberations began Thursday afternoon in the Dylann Roof murder trial after […]
Nine people are injured after a man opened fire at a strip center in SW Houston. One person is in critical, one person in serious condition after the shooting. The shooting occurred off of Weslayan Street and Bissonet Street. According to CNN, police shot the suspect. https://twitter.com/houstonpolice/status/780412746185662464 https://twitter.com/houstonpolice/status/780402642463756288 https://twitter.com/houstonpolice/status/780413744136335360 Houston Police Department is currently bringing in the bomb squad […]
Protests erupted in North Carolina last night after an officer fatally shot a disabled man named Keith Lamont Scott, who was waiting for his kid to return from school. Protests escalated as they ran their course throughout the night, with people blocking off highways and setting things on fire. Meanwhile, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is going on […]
Brandi Meadows, Bresha's mother, tearfully spoke about her family's pain. “She is my hero. I wasn’t strong enough to get out and she helped me," Meadows told reporters gathered at her home.
Reverend Dr. Michael Waters, founder and senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle AME Chuch in Dallas, Texas, is also a professor, author, community activist, and social commentator. He talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his work in the Dallas community after the tragedy of the police shootings occurred in July. He talks about his role […]
Kirk Franklin on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell” talks about the painful times in Baltimore, Minnesota, Baton Rouge and many others. Franklin said ,“We can’t legislate morality and that we don’t have the power to let policy transform the hearts of people.” He also mentioned that people need to have a need in themselves we […]