On the evening of June 17, 2015, a white gunman joined a bible study inside the historic Emanuel AME Church, known as 'Mother Emanuel', and opened fire killing nine black parishioners.
From Left to Right at top: Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Tywanza Sanders, Cynthia Hurd, Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, Rev. Daniel Simmons. From Left to Right at bottom: Susan Jackson, Sharonda Singleton, Myra Thompson, Ethel Lance.