The acts committed at the Emanual African Methodist Episcopal Church are being investigated as a hate crime, but how do we label the person allegedly behind those acts?
Is he a terrorist? Will he be deemed mentally ill? And will what he be called be influenced by his race? Those are some of the questions raised in a recent column in the Washington Post. It was written by Anthea Butler, an Associate Professor of Religion and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She joins Alex Cohen for a discussion on the topic.