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The president of a black civic participation advocacy group on Wednesday compared conservative Supreme Court justices to Ku Klux Klan members while speaking in Washington on the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Standing on the spot where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously urged Americans not to judge one another by the color of their skin, President Obama said Wednesday that Americans must use the example of the civil rights marchers of 50 years ago to press for his brand of economic justice for the middle class.
When black voters gave President Barack Obama 93 percent support on Election Day in defiance of predictions that they might sit it out this year, black leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief.