Dylann Roof, seen here at a recent court hearing in Charleston, S.C., will face federal hate crime charges over a mass shooting that police say he carried out at a black church. Grace Beahm/AP hide caption

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Is Obama Finally Becoming The President African-Americans Wanted?
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood friend, Denise McNair, who died with three other girls in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963. StoryCorps hide caption

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Charleston Stirs Memories Of Young Birmingham Bombing Victim
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Bill Tanner works to remove graffiti from a statue of Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas in Austin. The statue is one of several around the country that have been targeted by vandals in recent days. Deborah Cannon/Austin American-Statesman via AP hide caption

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Beyond The Battle Flag: Controversy Over Confederate Symbols Unfurls
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Charleston Church To Hold Sunday Service And Deliver 'Message Of Hope'
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A photo from the website "The Last Rhodesian" appears to show the Charleston church shooting suspect. The website contains a lengthy racist manifesto. lastrhodesian.com hide caption

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott bows his head in prayer during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. The service honored victims of Wednesday's shooting at Emanuel AME Church. Grace Beahm/AP hide caption

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Sen. Tim Scott: Charleston Shooting Was 'A Crime Of Hate'
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'Hate Won't Win': Shock and Mourning In Charleston
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to members of the media after visiting the memorial site at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., where nine people were killed. John Taggart/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Predictably, Democrats, Republicans Don't Agree On Charleston Causes, Solutions
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A Confederate flag that's part of a Civil War memorial on the grounds of the South Carolina State House flies during a Martin Luther King Day rally in 2008. The state is under fire for continuing to fly the flag. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Dylann Roof appears via video before a judge in North Charleston, S.C, today. The 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people inside a black church in Charleston made his first court appearance and bail was set for $1 million on a charge of weapons possession. The judge said he did not have the authority to set bail on the nine counts of murder against Roof. AP hide caption

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Charleston residents visit a makeshift memorial for victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church on Calhoun Steet in Charleston, S.C. Randall Hill/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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The sun rising behind the steeple of Emanuel AME Church the morning after nine people were shot and killed inside. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Denmark Vesey And The History Of Charleston's 'Mother Emanuel' Church
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This image of the trustees of Emanuel AME appeared in the 1916 book, Centennial Encyclopedia of the African Methodist Church, by Richard R. Wright. Rare Book Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hide caption

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The desk of S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney is draped in black cloth with a single rose and vase in an empty chamber prior to a Senate session, Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C. Pinckney was killed, Wednesday in a shooting at an historic black church in Charleston. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP hide caption

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