In Charlottesville, Religious Leaders Try To Comfort Residents

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: This morning, political and religious leaders tried to comfort residents after yesterday's deadly attack in Charlottesville. Church leaders are also trying to address the complicated racial tensions facing the city. NPR's Sarah McCammon visited two churches this morning, one predominantly black and another predominantly white. SARAH MCCAMMON, BYLINE: The mood was somber as church goers filled the sanctuary at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church. DONNA CHURCHMAN: I'm just - I'm just - I'm sad. MCCAMMON: Donna Churchman had just finished putting on the delicate white gloves that mark her as an usher in this mostly black church, when she paused from greeting people coming through the...

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