Responses in Charleston

Prayer Circles near the Mother Emanuel Church on the Night of the Shooting, June 17, 2015
Local people gathered in a prayer circle near the Emanuel AME Church immediately following the shooting, June 17, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, courtesy of ABC New4 WCIV-TV.

Local people gathered in a prayer circle near the Emanuel AME Church immediately following the shooting, June 17, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, courtesy of ABC New4 WCIV-TV.

Community Prayer Vigil at Morris Brown AME Church, June 18, 2015
Attendees singing at the Morris Brown AME Church Community Prayer Vigil the day after the shooting, photograph by Mike Ledford, June 18, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Attendees singing at the Morris Brown AME Church Community Prayer Vigil the day after the shooting, photograph by Mike Ledford, June 18, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

City of Charleston Community Prayer and Healing Vigil at the College of Charleston TD Arena, June 19, 2015

Thousands gather at the College of Charleston TD Arena for a city-sponsored prayer vigil, photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images, June 19, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Prayer Gatherings at Emanuel AME Church, June 19 and 20, 2015
A preacher outside of Emanuel AME Church, photograph by Delane Chavez, June 20, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

A preacher outside of Emanuel AME Church, photograph by Delane Chavez, June 20, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Black Lives Matter March in Downtown Charleston, June 20, 2015
Black Lives Matter marchers on their way to the Daughters of the Confederacy building on Meeting Street, photograph by Hunter Boone, June 20, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Black Lives Matter marchers on their way to the Daughters of the Confederacy building on Meeting Street, photograph by Hunter Boone, June 20, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Sunday Services throughout Charleston, June 21, 2015
A crowd with police security at Emanuel AME Church for the first Sunday service since the shooting, photograph by Harry Egner, June 21, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

A crowd with police security at Emanuel AME Church for the first Sunday service since the shooting, photograph by Harry Egner, June 21, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Bridge to Peace Unity Chain on Ravenel Bridge, June 21, 2015

Participants join hands on the Bridge to Peace Unity Chain walk, photograph by Anadolu Agency / Getty Images, June 21, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Reverend Clementa Pinckney's Funeral Service at the College of Charleston TD Arena, June 26, 2015

President Barack Obama delivering the eulogy at Reverend Clementa Pinckney's homegoing service, photograph by Joe Raedle / Getty Images, June 26, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Imani Milele Children's Choir Performance, July 2, 2015

Imani Milele Children's Choir performance outside of the Emanuel AME Church, July 2, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, courtesy of Imani Milele Children's Choir. After the shooting, various individuals and groups gave impromptu performances outside of the church.

Charleston's Days of Grace March and Rally, September 5, 2015
Charleston's Days of Grace March and Rally, photograph by Pastor Thomas Dixon, September 5, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Charleston's Days of Grace March and Rally, photograph by Pastor Thomas Dixon, September 5, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina.

Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District Established, September 23, 2015
Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District, photograph by Mary Battle, January 2016, Charleston, South Carolina.

Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District, photograph by Mary Battle, January 2016, Charleston, South Carolina. On September 23, 2015, the City of Charleston hosted a ceremony to designate the area of Calhoun Street between Meeting and Concord Streets in front of the Emanuel AME Church as the "Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District."