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Dylann Roof, the man accused of opening fire and killing nine people inside a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina told officials he wanted to start “a race war.”

Roof was taken into custody on Thursday morning in Shelby, North Carolina, less than 14-hours after shooting six women and three men inside Emanuel AME Church. A new Snapchat video shows Roof inside the church, sitting with the group for bible study before announcing that he was there “to shoot black people.”

One of the nine dead, the pastor, state senator, Clementa Picnkney. Pickney’s cousin, Sylvia Johnson, said that Roof came into the church asking for the minister. Johnson recounted to CNN what her friend, who was also a survivor said. “My cousin, being the nice, kind, welcoming person he is, he welcomed him to his congregation, welcomed him to the Bible study, and he sat there for an hour … At the conclusion of the Bible study, they just heard just a ringing of a loud noise, and it was just awful from what I heard,” Johnson said.

Johnson said that when her friend’s son asked the gunman to stop, he replied: “‘No, you’ve raped our women, and you are taking over the country … I have to do what I have to do.’ And he shot the young man.”

Dylann has been charged with 9 counts of murder and is expected in court today.

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Finally! Taraji P. Henson Confirms Relationship With NFL Baller Kelvin Hayden

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Taraji is finally letting the world know what it already knew – she’s in a relationship with NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden. Henson dished the (cold) tea while on Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast saying that the reason she kept it a secret was because she’s a private person.

“I’m not the type to blast my personal business. But, you know, I think that’s important for people to know. I’m happy. I’m very very happy. I just am,” the “Empire” actress shared.

Rumors first circulated in December 2015 about Henson and 34-year-old Hayden, who played for the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts, after photos surfaced of the pair holding hands in Miami. Though Hayden has appeared on her Instagram feed, the Golden Globe winner never confirmed the intimate details until now.

“You know, we’ve been together for two years. No one would really know that because I don’t really blast my info like that. But I’m very happy,” she said.

Taraji girl we could tell. The Hidden Figures actress even broke out singing, “Finally! It has happened to me,”—quoting the CeCe Peniston‘s song “Finally.”

Henson also revealed the couple will be celebrating the holidays together with the new puppy Hayden gifted her with as an early Christmas present.

“Big #KBall with Lil squirt #KBall watching daddy brush his teeth! 😩😂😂😂,” she wrote, teasing a photo of her boo and new pup.

And speaking of Christmas, in case you missed it Taraji hosted her “White Hot Holidays” special on Fox Wednesday night. Peep the clips of Henson having some fun with her celebrity guests including Method Man, DJ Khaled, Neicy Nash, Salt-N-Pepa and The Ying Yang Twins.

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