Clinton faces protests as she courts black voters

Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, and Dot Scott, president of the Charleston Branch NAACP, second from right, react to a joke from mistress of ceremonies Linda Ketner on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at the branch's 98th annual Freedom Fund Banquet held at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, S.C. Clinton was the keynote speaker. (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP) MANDATORY CREDITATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, shouting over protesters, promised black Americans Friday that she would address systemic racism and, if elected, follow in the footsteps of her predecessor, the country’s first black president.

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