In the wake of the shooting deaths of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, public attention has turned toward the racially motivated violence that continues to plague the U.S. despite some policymakers and media figures saying otherwise.
Was the murder of 9 people in a historic black church in Charleston last week an act of terrorism? Today host Karma Chavez will be talking about Charleston and terrorism with Dr. Leah Mirakhor. A professor of English at the College of Wooster and UW grad, Mirakhor is currently working on a book about terrorism from the Cold War to the War on Terror. Listen to today’s edition of A Public Affair to here more.