Thursday, June 17, 2021 marks the sixth anniversary of the shooting of nine parishioners at the Mother Emanuel Church in downtown Charleston, SC.
This tragic event in 2015 shocked the nation and brought together the people of Charleston and South Carolina in a common sorrow for the victims and families of those murdered.
The 2021 “Emanuel Nine Commemoration” has events throughout the month of June to honor those lives lost. Click here for details.
Let us keep them in our thoughts on Thursday in hopes that this tragedy will not happen again.
(Image credit: The Charleston Chronicle)