Many have tried to define this moment as an anomaly. But terror and terrorism come in many forms; we have met Dylann Roof before.
Our Native American brothers and sisters met his ancient mentors on the Western plain of America known as the Trail of Tears.
Our ancestors encountered his teachers as they argued across oak tables in Philadelphia and attempted to define Africans as three-fifths of a person to protect the economic interests of this republic.
We have met Dylann Roof before.