Dylann Roof

American white supremacist and neo nazi (born April 3nd 1994)

Dylann Storm Roof (born April 3, 1994) is an American white supremacist and mass murderer convicted for perpetrating the Charleston church shooting on June 17, 2015 in the U.S. state of South Carolina.


  • I have no choice. I am not in the position to, alone, go into the ghetto and fight. I chose Charleston because it is most historic city in my state, and at one time had the highest ratio of blacks to Whites in the country. We have no skinheads, no real KKK, no one doing anything but talking on the internet. Well someone has to have the bravery to take it to the real world, and I guess that has to be me.
    • archived 20 June 2015 on website registered 9 February 2015, published 21 June 2015 in NYT, original date of authorship unknown
  • Am I evil? I don't think I am. I'm no more evil than the black supremacist that killed 5 police officers in Dallas. You'll remember that Obama qualified/justified his actions in front of the ded's families directly afterwards.
    • May 2019 letter to Tucker Carlson
  • I would say that in this case the prosecution, along with anyone else who hates me, are the ones who have been misled.
    • Closing statement
  • Throughout this whole trial you've heard a lot about hate and hatred, and how much hatred I’m filled with and how vast my hate was. Well I don't like what black people do. If I was really filled with how much hate I allegedly am, wouldn’t I just say yes? Why would I lie about that? It wouldn’t make any sense.
    • Closing statement
  • I feel pity that I had to give up my life because of a situation that should never have existed.
    • Jailhouse journal
  • I have no friends even though I am cool.
  • One of my only regrets is that I was never able to fall in love
    • Journal found in his car
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