President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, his friend and a political ally in the South Carolina state legislature, that will forever be remembered because the president led the church in “Amazing Grace.”
President Barack Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday in his eulogy for Pinckney, a state senator and pastor, slain along with eight other black churchgoers in what police called a hate crime.
"What a life Clementa Pinckney lived!" Obama said to rounds of applause and "amens." ''What an example he set. What a model for his faith. And then to lose him at 41. Slain in his sanctuary with eight wonderful members of his flock."
"Their church was a sacred place," Obama said, "not just for blacks, or Christians, but for every American who cares about the expansion of liberty. ... That's what the church meant."
Obama started the emotional day with a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in support of same-sex marriage.
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.