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Obama on 50th Anniversary of March: Because They Marched, America Changed

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(CNN) -- Heralding the long fight toward racial equality that many say hasn't ended, President Barack Obama commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday on the same steps the civil rights leader spoke from half a century ago.

"His words belong to the ages, possessing a power and prophecy

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Franklin Wright Settlements: Still Serving Families in Need

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Franklin Wright Settlements Inc. is a human service agency which began providing service in Detroit in 1881. The agency started as a day nursery to afford working class immigrant families an alternative to leaving children at home while they worked. The agency saw a need in the community and met that need --the result, a better quality of life for

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March on Washington: An Oral History, 'It Was Like a Civile Rights Woodstock'

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The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a gathering of labor leaders, civil rights activists and a mass of people estimated at over 250,000, was one of the preeminent events in American history. In addition to contributing directly to the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965, the

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A March for the Sake of a March Does Not Inspire Change

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On Saturday, Aug. 24 the Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network put on the "March to Realize the Dream." The march was dubbed as a continuation of the original "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" that Martin Luther King and others put together almost 50 years ago. But, to be perfectly honest, had it not been for work I would not

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Credit score killers...Steer clear of these common mistakes

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by Blake Ellis

Your credit score can make or break your financial future.

Not only is it used to determine whether you’re creditworthy enough to open a credit card, land a mortgage, rent an apartment or get an auto loan, but it also plays a big factor in the interest rate you qualify for.

There are multiple credit scores out there, but the most

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