Dylann Roof, 2015

Name of Author
Dylann Roof

Roof’s manifesto that he publishes on his website, “Last Rhodesian”:

“Segregation was not a bad thing...It was a defensive measure. Segregation did not exist to hold back n*****s. It existed to protect us from them.”Paul Lewis, Amanda Holpuch and Jessica Glenza, “Paul Lewis in Charleston, Amanda Holpuch in Columbia and Jessica Glenza in New York,” Guardian, June 21, 2015, https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jun/20/dylann-roof-fbi-website-manifesto-charleston-shooting.

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On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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