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Trump Aides Add Black Minister to Prime-Time After Police Killings

Pastor Mark Burns "will be talking about unity and love" following the latest police killings.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he leaves after speaking at a rally on April 24, 2016, in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he leaves after speaking at a rally on April 24, 2016, in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Photographer: Molly RRiley/AFP via Getty Images

A prominent African American evangelical leader has been added to a prime-time speaking slot at the Republican National Convention -- a last-minute scheduling change by Trump campaign strategists in the wake the shooting deaths of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Pastor Mark Burns, who often opens for Trump at his campaign rallies, will deliver a speech with a message that focusses on the need for bridging divisions in America.