In Facebook Photo, Charleston Suspect Wears Flags Of Racist African States

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The FBI has identified the suspect in the Charleston shooting as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. This is his Facebook photo:


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In the photo, he appears to be wearing the flags of two African countries when they were ruled by whites. On top, Apartheid-era South Africa:


Below, the flag of white-dominated Rhodesia, which is now known as Zimbabwe:


A photo posted on Facebook by one of Roof’s “friends” shows him in front of his car, which has a Confederate license plate.

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The sheriff had previously said that Roof’s car has a “very distinctive license plate.” The shooting is being investigated as a hate crime.