Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman (right) speaks with Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney, soon after senators gave final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the S.C. State House grounds. Sen. Pinckney was one of nine Charleston churchgoers killed in a June 17 mass murder. Also pictured is The Rev. Kylon Middleton (left).
Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman (right) speaks with Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney, soon after senators gave final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the S.C. State House grounds. Sen. Pinckney was one of nine Charleston churchgoers killed in a June 17 mass murder. Also pictured is The Rev. Kylon Middleton (left). tglantz@thestate.com BY TRACY GLANTZ
Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman (right) speaks with Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney, soon after senators gave final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the S.C. State House grounds. Sen. Pinckney was one of nine Charleston churchgoers killed in a June 17 mass murder. Also pictured is The Rev. Kylon Middleton (left). tglantz@thestate.com BY TRACY GLANTZ
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