She had tried to use the Sept. 20 police killing of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.N., as a campaign photo op and backdrop for her proposals for “end-to-end” reforms. But Mayor Jennifer Roberts asked both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Clinton’s main opponent in the presidential race, to hold off on plans to visit Charlotte so as not to further inflame tense reactions to Scott’s death.
But Clinton went to Charlotte on Sunday, and commiserated for 20 minutes with the flock at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church, telling them everything they already knew about racism in America. And then she told them how she aims to fix it.
Leid Stories uses Clinton’s speech to illustrate what neoliberalism sounds like.