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President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Wednesday, at the Lincoln Memorial. Sandy Redman of Pine Top, N.C., cries as she listens to Obama’s speech. Redman attended the first march 50 years ago.

MLK’s dream inspires a new march, and a president

August 28, 2013 • State News

AP Photos President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Wednesday, at the Lincoln Memorial. Sandy Redman of Pine Top, N.C., cries as she listens to Obama’s speech. Redman attended the first march 50 years ago.

AP Photos
President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Wednesday, at the Lincoln Memorial. Sandy Redman of Pine Top, N.C., cries as she listens to Obama’s speech. Redman attended the first march 50 years ago.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing on hallowed ground of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama challenged new generations Wednesday to seize the cause of racial equality and honor the “glorious patriots” who marched a half century ago to the very steps from which Rev. Martin Luther King spoke during the March on Washington.

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