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President Obama delivers eulogy in Charleston, Obama talks gun control, racism, Jim Crow Laws in eulogy speech for nine Black parishioners gunned down by White supremacist.... America's first Black president demands a conversation on race relations in America....Hillary Clinton attends funeral services too....NAACP President Cornell William Brooks calls suspected serial killer Dylann Storm Roof a coward....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

United States President Barack Obama (above and center) delivers the eulogy at funeral services for  the Rev.  Clementa Pinckney  and eight other Black parishioners gunned down earlier this month at a church revival at the prominent Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina by suspected serial murderer and White supremacist Dylann Storm Roof. Photo by Victims of the Charleston church shooting. Top row from left: Cynthia Hurd, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton  Middle row from left: Daniel Simmons, Rev. Depayne Middleton Doctor, Tywanza Sanders  Bottom row from left: Myra Thompson, Ethel Lee Lance, Susie Jackson By K athy Wray Coleman. Coleman is a community activist, legal and political reporter, and a 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years under five different editors at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email:  ( www.clevelandurbann