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August 28, 2013 8:48 PM

Rallies in Washington and KC call on Americans ‘to redeem the dream’ of King

Barack Obama, the nation’s first African-American president, honored the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Wednesday by calling for economic equality as he pushed to usher in a new era of civil rights. Meanwhile, many Kansas City-area residents who marched from a church to the Spirit of Freedom Fountain echoed the president’s sentiments.

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