South Carolina and National Responses

South Carolina
Clergy, public officials, and members of the community gather at Stevenson Auditorium for a prayer vigil to remember the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, photograph by Christopher Huff, July 2, 2015, Orangeburg, South Carolina, courtesy of <em>The Times and Democrat</em>.

Clergy, public officials, and members of the community gather at Stevenson Auditorium for a prayer vigil to remember the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, photograph by Christopher Huff, July 2, 2015, Orangeburg, South Carolina, courtesy of The Times and Democrat.

Individuals at Winthrop University form the South Carolina state flag to show unity with Charleston and support for the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, July 10, 2015, Rock Hill, South Carolina, Instagram photo courtesy of Winthrop University.

Individuals at Winthrop University form the South Carolina state flag to show unity with Charleston and support for the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, July 10, 2015, Rock Hill, South Carolina, Instagram photo courtesy of Winthrop University. According to their post, Winthrop arranged for nine chimes to ring at 9:09 am, followed by a performance of “Amazing Grace” and remarks from Acting President Debra Boyd.

Washington, D.C.

Photographs of the nine victims killed in the Emanuel AME Church shooting held up at Metropolitan AME Church Prayer Vigil, photograph by Win McNamee / Getty Images, June 19, 2015, Washington, D.C.

New York, New York

Clergy and congregants march to Harlem's First African Episcopal Church for a vigil, photograph by Eric Thayer, June 18, 2015, New York, New York.

Middletown, Connecticut
Cross Street AME Zion Church holding a service in honor of the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, photograph by Harim Jung, June 2015, Middletown, Connecticut.<br />

Cross Street AME Zion Church holding a service in honor of the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, photograph by Harim Jung, June 2015, Middletown, Connecticut.

Madison, Wisconsin
People gathered for a vigil organized by the Overpass Light Brigade, June 19, 2015, Madison, Wisconsin, courtesy of Light Brigade.

People gathered for a vigil organized by the Overpass Light Brigade, June 19, 2015, Madison, Wisconsin, courtesy of Light Brigade. 

Wichita, Kansas, July 2015
A mural addressing the mass shooting in Charleston painted by artists Ricardo Trejo and Samuel Agoitia, photograph by Armando Minjarez, July 2015, Wichita, Kansas.

A mural addressing the mass shooting in Charleston painted by artists Ricardo Trejo and Samuel Agoitia, photograph by Armando Minjarez, July 2015, Wichita, Kansas. The mural features nine silhouettes representing the nine victims, as well as the Emanuel AME Church, a Confederate flag, and the South Carolina State House.

Oakland, California
Marchers along Lake Merritt for the White Silence is Violence march, Instagram photograph by Pamela Drake, June 21, 2015, Oakland, California.

Marchers along Lake Merritt for the White Silence is Violence march, Instagram photograph by Pamela Drake, June 21, 2015, Oakland, California.

Atlanta, Georgia
Marchers walking from the Georgia State Capital to Big Bethel AME Church carry a wreath in honor of the victims at Emanuel AME Church, photograph by Calvin Lionel, June 19, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.

Marchers walking from the Georgia State Capital to Big Bethel AME Church carry a wreath in honor of the victims at Emanuel AME Church, photograph by Calvin Lionel, June 19, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.