Hillary Clinton Speaks to Mayors and the Nation on Charleston

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At the U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting as in San Francisco, Saturday,  Hillary addressed specifically the tragic attack on congregants at the Mother Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston and generally the problem of racism in the U.S.  She sent out this email

As a mother, a grandmother, and a human being, my heart is bursting for the people of Charleston.

Once again, bodies are being carried out of a black church. Once again, racist rhetoric has metastasized into racist violence.

This is a history we wanted so desperately to leave behind, but we can’t hide from hard truths about race and justice in America. We have to name them, own them, and ultimately change them.

In America today, blacks are nearly three times as likely as whites to be denied a mortgage. Our schools are more segregated than they were in the 1960s. Black children are 500 percent…

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