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Reactions to Charleston church shooting

Updated 6:20 PM ET, Mon June 22, 2015
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Thousands of people march on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday, June 21. People crossed the bridge, which spans the Cooper River, from Mount Pleasant to Charleston, joining hands in a unity chain to mourn the Emanuel AME Church shooting. Police arrested Dylann Storm Roof in the slayings of nine people at a prayer meeting at the church. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters stand on the South Carolina State House steps during a rally to take down the Confederate flag, on Saturday, June 20, in Columbia. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP
Louise Brown walks down King Street during a "Black Lives Matter" march on June 20 in Charleston, South Carolina. Stephen B. Morton/AP
The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity lead a prayer outside Emanuel AME Church, Friday, June 19. Stephen B. Morton/AP
Young people grieve outside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 19. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images
Parishioners applaud during a memorial service on Thursday, June 18, at Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. David Goldman/AP
Olina Ortega, left, and Austin Gibbs light candles at a sidewalk memorial in front of Emanuel AME Church on June 18. David Goldman/AP
The Rev. Jeannie Smalls becomes emotional during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church on June 18. Grace Beahm/The Post And Courier/AP
A woman places flowers outside the church on June 18. Kevin Liles/UPI/LANDOV
Mourners gather for a community prayer service at Second Presbyterian Church in Charleston on June 18. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Walter Jackson, the son of Susie Jackson who died in the church shooting, recalls stories about his mother with his niece Cynthia Taylor at Jackson's home in Charleston on June 18. David Goldman/AP
The Rev. Al Sharpton wipes away a tear after praying outside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on June 18. Allen G. Breed/AP
People sit on the steps of Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston while services are held June 18. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
A woman wipes her eyes at a makeshift memorial near the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on June 18. Stephen B. Morton/AP
The Rev. Keith McDaniel, pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, is surrounded by others in prayer on June 18 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Tim Kimzey/The Spartanburg Herald-Journal/AP
Tyler Francis, right, hugs Shondrey Dear after praying together June 18 at a makeshift memorial near the Emanuel AME Church. Stephen B. Morton/AP
A group of women prays together at a makeshift memorial on the sidewalk in front of the Emanuel AME Church on June 18. Stephen B. Morton/AP
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses while speaking in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, June 18, on the church shooting in Charleston. Susan Walsh/AP
Members of the U.S. Congress gather in front of the Capitol Building in Washington on June 18, during a moment of silence for the nine killed in a church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
South Carolina state Sen. Vincent Sheheen gets emotional on June 18 as he sits next to the draped desk of Sen. Clementa Pinckney at the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina. Pinckney was one of the nine people killed in the church shooting. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP
Charleston resident Noah Nicolaisen kneels at a makeshift memorial down the street from the church on June 18. David Goldman/AP
Kim Hamby prays with her daughter Kayla as they lay flowers at a makeshift memorial in Charleston on June 18. David Goldman/AP
A man leans against a light pole as he visits a memorial in Charleston on June 18. David Goldman/AP
Chaplain James St. John leads senators in prayer June 18 at the statehouse in Columbia. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP
Sandra Bridges lays a card at a memorial on June 18. David Goldman/AP