(Daily Caller) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton characterized the United States as racist and lamented what she described as a troubling increase in racial segregation in modern-day America in a speech on Saturday.What do you think?
"As a mother, a grandmother, and a human being, my heart is bursting for the people of Charleston," Clinton said in remarks delivered at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors, currently happening in San Francisco.What do you think?
"Once again, racist rhetoric has metastasized into racist violence," she said, referring to the acts of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man who has reportedly confessed to to murdering nine people at a black church in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday.What do you think?
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"In America today, blacks are nearly three times as likely as whites to be denied a mortgage. Our schools are more segregated than they were in the 1960s," Clinton said.