Thursday, June 18, 2015

Sanders: Charleston Shooting Reminder Of 'Ugly Stain Of Racism' In US


"This senseless violence fills me with outrage, disgust and a deep, deep sadness," Sanders tweeted.
In a longer statement, the Democratic presidential contender said the killings, which were blamed on a white suspect whose victims included state Sen. Clementa Pinckney (D), showed that the U.S. had a long way to go in escaping its history of racial violence.
"The hateful killing of nine people praying inside a church is a horrific reminder that, while we have made significant progress in advancing civil rights in this country, we are far from eradicating racism," he said.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and their congregation," Sanders added.....

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