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A candlelight vigil outside the Charleston Emanuel AME Church. Uploaded to Flickr by Lee Stranahan, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

What We’re Reading: Historical Commentaries on the Charleston Shooting

On Wednesday, June 17, Dylan Roof shot eight parishioners and their pastor during a Bible group meeting in Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church. Now, as the Charleston community and Emanuel church family gather together to mourn murdered loved ones, the nation pauses to consider America’s history of