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Obama: shooting shows racism still 'blight' in U.S.

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 01:41

U.S. President Barack Obama says South Carolina shooting shows racism remains a 'blight' in U.S. as he reiterated support for gun control legislation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: In the aftermath of the South Carolina shooting at a black church, President Barack Obama told U.S. mayors on Friday that racism remains a "blight" that the United States has to "combat together." Obama also reiterated his support for gun control legislation, saying tragedies like the one in South Carolina call for a response beyond grief.

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Obama: shooting shows racism still 'blight' in U.S.

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 01:41