How the politics of race will play a key role in Nikki Haley's 2024 campaign

One clear theme of Nikki Haley's presidential announcement is unity

Over and over, her Tuesday announcement video references bringing people together

One example she uses to emphasize that is her state's response to hate.​

In 2015, a white supremacist killed nine Black parishioners at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston

S.C. Haley, who was governor at the time, led the state through the tragedy

We turned away from fear toward God

she said, over video of herself and fellow leaders joining hands in the wake of that crime