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Clinton Visits Charlotte Church, Calls for Healing in Wake of Shooting

Clinton urged those in attendance to try to see recent violence “through our children’s eyes"

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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Little Rock AME Zion Church in Charlotte, N.C., on Oct. 2, 2016.

    Hillary Clinton spoke at a church in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sunday morning, calling for healing in the wake of the deadly shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Clinton urged those in attendance to try to see recent violence “through our children’s eyes.”

    "Our entire country should take a moment to really look at what's going on here and across America to imagine" how young people view tensions between police and minority communities, Clinton argued.

    The Democratic nominee was first invited to visit Charlotte by faith leaders after Scott was shot and killed by police earlier this month. Ensuing protests and unrest delayed Clinton’s trip.

    Clinton was joined by Zianna Oliphant, who made headlines after her tearful appeal before the Charlotte City Council last week. "We are black people, and we shouldn't have to feel like this," Oliphant said Monday.