Politics & Government

August 28, 2013 5:18 PM

As nation reflects on Martin Luther King and race, Obama calls for economic equality

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 – a crucial step to long sought after racial equality – as he pushed to usher in a new era of civil rights in the United States.

2016 Voters Guide

Click here for this year's guide to all of the candidates.

Related content



Nation & World Videos