We know his next calling won’t be as a singer.
President Obama sings Amazing Grace (C-SPAN)
President Obama sings Amazing Grace. Watch the complete funeral for South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney here: http://cs.pn/1GNNMzs
Watch it and weep:
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Barack Obama sings Amazing Grace during Clementa Pinckney eulogy
On this day Obama spoke directly to mourning African Americans, addressing them in the language and cadence of a preacher.
And then, flanked by African American clergy, he led a rendition of Amazing Grace, the hymn written by a reformed English slaver that has become the emblematic African American spiritual symbol.
It was a powerful act of solidarity by a president who has been subject to years of coded racist barbs.
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