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50 years later, marchers’ dream is not forgotten: Civil rights activists set to retrace history’s steps

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WASHINGTON — Next week, the nation’s first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.

Then, like King, President Barack Obama will step away from the hulking Lincoln Memorial, and return to where this nation is now.

As civil rights activists pause to consider the great strides toward equality that the 1963…

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