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June 24, 2015  

The Charleston Massacre: A Political Dilemma, A Political Windfall

A week after nine people attending a prayer and bible-study service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., were massacred by a 21-year-old white-supremacist gunman, the nation finds itself in swirls of predictable discussions about “race” and “racism.”

Leid Stories looks at how, in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy, those discussions have little to do with actually ending white supremacy.

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