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Obama Eulogizes Charleston Pastor, Lessons from The Race Card Project and Upcoming Decisions at the Supreme Court

June 26, 2015
President Obama Eulogizes Charleston Shooting Victim, The Race Card Project and what’s next at the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare & Affirms Right to Marry for Gay Couples and Charleston Shooting Reignites Conversation About Race in America

June 26, 2015
Affordable Care Act survives Supreme Court challenge and marriage equality spreads to all 50 states
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Once politically sacrosanct, Confederate flag moves toward an end

June 24, 2015
Karen Tumulty, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
After decades of bitter debate over whether the Confederate battle flag is a proud symbol of regional heritage or a shameful emblem of this nation’s most grievous sins, the argument may finally be moving toward an end.
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Obama and Biden to Attend Funeral for Clementa Pinckney

June 23, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Obama will fly to Charleston, S.C., on Friday to attend the funeral of the pastor killed in the massacre at an African-American church last week, the White House said on Monday.
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Obama's Use of N-Word Launches Debate

June 23, 2015
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
From ruminations in a garage about racial progress to an upcoming Charleston, S.C., eulogy, President Obama is eager to speak and laboring to be heard.

Charleston Church Shooting, House Revives Trade Bill, Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike, Jeb Bush Enters 2016 Race

June 19, 2015
A hate crimes investigation after a church shooting, Republicans work again on trade, the CIA's drone war and 2016 politics
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After Charleston Shooting, a Sense at the White House of Horror, Loss and Resolve

June 19, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The shooting massacre of a black pastor and his parishioners at a South Carolina church on Wednesday night once again confronted President Obama with a moment of racial turmoil in a country that for all its progress has yet to completely shed the burden of hatred and division.
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Attack evokes dark days from the nation’s past

June 19, 2015
Michael Fletcher, Janell Ross | The W
What are we to make of the horror in Charleston? Wednesday night’s shooting at historic Emanuel AME Church conjures the type of terror suffered by a previous generation. And it adds yet another page to the nation’s long and halting racial narrative, which as often as not seems to leaven progress with pain.
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