Our curated coverage carries the latest updates following the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, while pulling together broader conversations about race from across the United States.
Should We Call Dylann Roof a Terrorist?
What's in a label? Would calling Dylann Roof a terrorist help or hinder conversations about the Charleston shooting, and about the broader White Supremacy Movement? (The World, PRI)
Gov. Haley Calls for Removal of Confederate Flag
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the State Capitol. She's joined by Senator Lindsey Graham and a group of bipartisan supporters. (Morning Edition, NPR)
The Confederate Flag
In Charleston, S.C., the Confederate flag flies high and proud, even with the United States' flag at half-mast alongside it. The shooting has renewed calls for the flag, considered by many a symbol of racism and white supremacy, to be permanently removed. (The Takeaway, WNYC)
A History of Brutality
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is the latest target in a long legacy of violence against black churches. (Weekend Edition, NPR)