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NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous speaks at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous speaks at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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