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At King's church, Obama reaches out to black voters

Calls for unity, responsibility

Barack Obama joined church officials in singing 'We Shall Overcome' at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Barack Obama joined church officials in singing "We Shall Overcome" at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
By Joseph Williams
Globe Staff / January 21, 2008

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ATLANTA - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, looking to galvanize his rising support among African-Americans, delivered a stirring call yesterday for unity and personal responsibility in the same church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. helped give birth to the civil rights movement. (Full article: 1006 words)

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