The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity lead prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church on Friday after a memorial in CharlestonThe brick Gothic revival edifice, completed in 1891  was a stop for Booker T. Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity lead prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church on Friday after a memorial in CharlestonThe brick Gothic revival edifice, completed in 1891 was a stop for Booker T. Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Stephen B. Morton AP
The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity lead prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church on Friday after a memorial in CharlestonThe brick Gothic revival edifice, completed in 1891 was a stop for Booker T. Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Stephen B. Morton AP

For the 9 slain in Charleston, the church was a symbol of faith, freedom and resistance

June 20, 2015 04:00 PM