WASHINGTON (AP) — For many of the tens of thousands of Americans of all races who thronged to the National Mall, President Barack Obama's challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the "glorious patriots" of the 1960s struck a deep generational chord.
Standing on the very steps on the Lincoln Memorial from which the Rev. Martin Luther King spoke during the March on Washington a half-century ago, Obama urged the crowd to become modern-day marchers for racial harmony.
The nation's first black president joined the crowd in marking the 50th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
Obama's words were steeped in history, especially for those in the crowd who could count mothers and fathers or other family members who were part of the civil rights movement decades ago.
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