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In Michael Brown case, race rears once again for President Obama
In Michael Brown case, race rears once again for President Obama

Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street. On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed the death of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old whose life ended in a confrontation with police. The president termed Brown’s death “heartbreaking” and called on others, as has Brown’s family, to honor his life with nonviolence. “I know the events of the past few days have prompted strong passions, but as details unfold, I urge everyone in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the country, to remember this young man...

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