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Love & Hope: Full Transcript of Eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney

Love & Hope: Full Transcript of Eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney
Last week, a portion of President Obama's Eulogy for Reverend Pinckney went viral when he broke into Amazing Grace and sang with the church. The rest of the eulogy is a deep look into America's past and future, and worth thoughtful and careful consideration in this present moment for all citizens. Full transcript and video of Obama's remarks below.
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The Uptake Video: Obama Says it is "Within Our Power" to Prevent Mass Shootings

The Uptake Video: Obama Says it is "Within Our Power" to Prevent Mass Shootings
President Barack Obama reacted with grief and anger to the mass shootings of people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. “At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries,” said Obama. “It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency. I’ve had to make statements like this too many times,” he said. “Communities like this have had to endure tragedies like this too many times.”
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In Mold of Moral Mondays, SC Activists Plan 'Truthful Tuesdays'

In Mold of Moral Mondays, SC Activists Plan 'Truthful Tuesdays'
Taking a page from North Carolina's 'Moral Monday' movement, which protests the dogmatic and extreme rightward turn at their statehouse, South Carolina has begun 'Truthful Tuesday'. Protesters will convene in Charleston on January 14th to put their state government on notice.
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