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Obama: King’s Dream Partly Met, Still Unfulfilled

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned. But he also pointed to the nation’s lingering economic disparities as evidence that King’s hopes remain unfulfilled. Obama spoke at Lincoln Memorial Wednesday on the 50th anniversary of […]

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Obama Embodies King’s Dream and His Struggle

SUZANNE GAMBOA, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will lead the civil rights pioneers of today and two of his presidential predecessors Wednesday in a celebrative but solemn commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech of yesteryear, saluting his fight for equal opportunity. Large crowds thronged to the National Mall and […]

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