Mother Emanuel

Measure Would Declare June 17 as ‘Mother Emanuel 9 Day’

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —  A resolution declaring June 17 as Mother Emanuel Nine Day to honor the victims gunned down in a Charleston church last summer is advancing in the Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the resolution Tuesday. It also encourages South Carolinians to reflect on race relations on the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel African…