Today marks the first anniversary of the tragic shooting at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. The horrific event took the lives of nine innocent people and devastated the entire city.
Be sure to take a moment to pause and remember the 9 people lost that day:
- Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd
- Susie Jackson
- Ethel Lee Lance
- Rev. Depayne Middleton-Doctor
- Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney
- Tywanza Sanders
- Rev. Daniel Simmons
- Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton
- Myra Thompson
There will be several memorial events and remembrances throughout the city. Click here to see the list.
In addition to those events, Live 5 News will air a special one-hour, commercial-free program tonight at 8 pm. Click here for more information.
Here are some stories related to the tragedy:
- NEW (Click on the headline to view)
- Emanuel one year later series (Post & Courier).
- Watch Quintin Washington's interview with Liz Alston - who has been a member of the Emanuel AME Church for over 50 years - here.
- A day that changed Charleston (Post & Courier).
- Traffic updates for Friday, June 17/Emanuel AME event closures (ABC News 4).
- One year later, Charleston remembers church shooting victims (Live 5 News).
- TD Arena transformed into sanctuary for Emanuel AME service (ABC News 4).
- Security tight for Emanuel AME remembrance service (Live 5 News).
- Denominations come together one year after Emanuel AME church shooting for Ecumenical service (Live 5 News).
- ‘Forgiveness leads to one loving thy neighbor as they love themselves,’ Dr. Goff speaks on the faith of Emanuel AME (News 2).
- Emanuel victims' families renew calls for gun reform (ABC News 4).
- Charleston church shooting sparked changes nationwide (Live 5 News).
- Pastor opens up about Emanuel AME Massacre (Live 5 News).
- Emanuel 9 remembered in Rev. Pinckney’s hometown (News 2).
- Sister of Emanuel 9 victim speaks publicly about tragedy for the first time (Live 5 News).
- “Prayer Quilts for Mother Emanuel” exhibit on display until June 30 (News 2).
- Read Holy City Sinner's real-time post from the night of the shooting here.
- Watch President Obama's Full Eulogy at Rev. Pinckney's Funeral here.
- Holy City Sinner's interview with the BBC can be seen here.
- Holy City Sinner's "Pray For Charleston" post is here.
- Watch PBS's "American After Charleston" Town Hall here.
- View photos and videos from last year's Prayer and Worship Gathering in Marion Square here.
- View photos and videos from last year's Prayer Vigil and Impromptu Gathering at the Church here.
You can also watch The Post & Courier's documentary below: