Clementa Pinckney’s Last Day

Reporter Jason Horowitz helped reconstruct the events leading up to and including the shooting at the historic AME Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina for Sunday’s New York Times. Because the New York Times‘s coverage focused on the totality of the event, much of what Horowitz learned about Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney—the church’s pastor and a State Senator in Columbia—was not able to make to it into the piece, so Horowitz decided to publish an extended account of Rev. Pinckney’s last day in Matter.

Source: Matter
Published: Jun 21, 2015
Length: 7 minutes (1,800 words)
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