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It scars the hearts of white kids who grow up unnecessarily fearful of somebody who doesn’t look like them. It stains the heart of black children who feel as if no matter what he does, he will always be under suspicion. That is not the society we want.  

— President Barack Obama telling the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner that the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson exists in other communities and is having a corrosive effect on America.
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