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NAACP president condemns church killings

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 01:19

The president of the NAACP says the killings of nine church members at an historic black South Carolina church is 'unconscionable.' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The president of the NAACP says the deadly attack at an historic black South Carolina church is "unconscionable" and "morally incomprehensible." Speaking at a news conference on Friday, Cornell Brooks also took aim at the Confederate flag that still flies outside the state capitol. Brooks said the flag must come down following the killings of nine African-American church members at the Emanuel AME Church by a white man who reportedly told police he wanted to incite a race war. "We cannot have the confederate flag waving in the state capital," Brooks, head of the oldest civil rights organization in the United States, said at an appearance in Charleston. The Confederate battle flag, a vestige of the Civil War, continues to fly over state grounds.

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NAACP president condemns church killings

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 01:19