No, the massacre of hundreds of Black folks—one of the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history—really happened, and most people, especially white Americans, have never even heard of it.
This essay contains discussion of anti-Black violences, including assault and murder.
Outside symbolic gestures, what's changed since the Charleston Massacre? Not a damn thing. It seems like an ironic twist of fate, a perverted prophecy of tragedies to come when you think back on it. Two years ago, on June 16, 2015, then-presidential