Trial started today for the man who murdered 9 Black people in the Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015. I’m currently working in getting details about today’s hearings so we can follow the trial.
President Barack Obama delivered the eulogy for the Reverend Clementa Pickney who was among the dead. Rev. Pickney was also a State Senator. He was 41-years old.
Below is the video of the full eulogy. Listening to it gives us an answer as to why Dylann Roof, an avowed White supremacist, selected that church to carry out the murders.
The video is not just inspiring but it is also educational. Thanks so much for blogging this.
He says, “A lot of people don’t realize that just about all Negro spirituals are written on the black notes of the piano. Slaves were not permitted to use the white keys.
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