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  1. Thousands march in tribute to MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Daniel Newell blows away seeds of collected milkweed pods, which he said represented the "seeds of change" to him, during a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the U.S. national holiday in his honor, in Washington January 20, 2014. - Thousands of Americans are marching across the country on Monday in honor of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Traffic reached a standstill in metropolitan hubs including Washington, D.C. and New York City on Monday during annual holiday demonstrations during which the legacy of MLK is preserved by activists and sympathizers aiming to expand civil liberties.

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  2. Congressional Black Caucus Member: 'Ferguson Is the New Selma'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | National Review Online

    ... film, Selma , which has received a Best Picture Oscar nomination. Fellow Congressional Black Caucus member William Lacy Clay Jr. (D., Mo.) joined Carson in Ferguson. Lacy Clay spoke at a local church on Sunday and called on the parishioners to get ...

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  3. Congressional Black Caucus Visits FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Switched

    U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., left, talks with fellow Congressional Black Caucus member Rep. Shelia Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, during a service at Wellspring Church, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Several members of the caucus spoke during the service about Martin Luther King Jr., a day before a federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader, as well as their desire to reform police procedures after the death of Michael Brown and other fatal police shootings nationwide.

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  4. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... by a New York police officer on Staten Island. At a King commemoration in Ferguson on Sunday, Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D-Mo.) spoke at Wellspring United Methodist Church, just blocks from where violent protests broke out after the grand jury ...

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  5. Oprah Winfrey, stars of Selma march in Alabama in honour of Martin Luther King, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | CBC News

    ... system in the name of equality. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U.S. Representative William Lacy Clay in Ferguson as they took up King's legacy in light of the recent deaths. Hundreds of people gathered for the commemorative ...

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  6. Black lawmaker: Ferguson the new SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Hill

    ... allow young, unarmed black men to encounter police and then wind up dead with no consequences," said Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.), who represents Ferguson, at a church service there on Sunday. "Not just in Ferguson, but over and over again across this ...

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  7. 'Ferguson is the new Selma': Martin Luther King's legacy evoked in police shootings protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Leading black members of Congress took to a church pulpit in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday to trace a direct link from Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to the fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings across the U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. spoke to parishioners at Wellspring United Methodist Church, just blocks from where violent protests broke out after a Ferguson officer shot 18-year-old Michael Brown and again after a grand jury declined to indict the officer. "We need to be outraged when local law enforcement and the justice system repeatedly allow young, unarmed black men to encounter police and then wind up dead with no consequences," the St. Louis Democrat said.

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  8. Black Caucus members invoke MLK at Ferguson church serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Leading black members of Congress are vowing to lead a legislative fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings around the U.S. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay at Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson on Sunday. They invoked the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Clay, a St. Louis Democrat, sharply criticized St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch's handling of the grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. 30 comments

  9. Congressional Black Caucus In Ferguson To Pledge SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WWTC-AM Eagan

    The Congressional Black Caucus is promising to demand criminal justice reform in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Eight lawmakers joined Congressman Lacy Clay at Wellspring United Methodist Church on Sunday.

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  10. Butterfield, Black Caucus members, to attend MLK church serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WITN

    Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay are scheduled to take part in a Ferguson church service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The St. Louis Democrat's office says the leaders at Sunday's service will also call for "transformative changes" in the wake of Michael Brown's fatal shooting by a Ferguson officer in August as well as other fatal police shootings nationwide.

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  11. Oprah joins Selma marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... justice system in the name of equality. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay in Ferguson as they took up King's legacy in light of the recent deaths. "We need to be outraged when local law enforcement ...

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  12. Black Caucus Members Invoke MLK at Ferguson Church Service, Vow to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    Leading black members of Congress are vowing to lead a legislative fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings around the U.S. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay at Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson on Sunday. They invoked the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., left, smiles along side fellow Congressional Black Caucus member Rep. Shelia Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, during a service at Wellspring Church, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo.

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  13. Black lawmakers head to Ferguson for King church serviceRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Missourian

    Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus plan to join Representative William Lacy Clay at a Sunday church service in Ferguson honoring Martin Luther King Jr. A news release from the St. Louis Democrat bills the event at Wellspring United Methodist Church as a celebration of the late civil rights leader, as well as one to "demand transformative change" after the August 2014 death of Michael Brown and other deadly police shootings nationwide.

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  14. Black Democrats to gather in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Hill

    ... (D-S.C.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Donald Payne (D-N.J.), Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and Lacy Clay (D), who represents Ferguson.

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  15. Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Pocono Record

    ... Koster, Slay, Rainford, Diehl, Doyle, then-St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay. Spokespeople for Clay and Koster declined comment, and messages seeking comment from Dooley and St. Louis County police were not ...

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  16. Missouri leaders wanted Ferguson chief to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... Koster, Slay, Rainford, Diehl, Doyle, then-St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay. Spokespeople for Clay and Koster declined comment, and messages seeking comment from Dooley and St. Louis County police were not ...

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  17. Growing Number of Americans Identify as LiberalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Political Wire

    ... 1992." "I kind of like the direction he has signaled he is going in. He knows he has nothing to lose." - Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO), quoted by the Washington Examiner, on President Obama. Congressional Republicans are weighing a variety of tactics to ...

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  18. Manchin Mulls Another Bid for West Virginia GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Political Wire

    ... 1992." "I kind of like the direction he has signaled he is going in. He knows he has nothing to lose." - Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO), quoted by the Washington Examiner, on President Obama. Congressional Republicans are weighing a variety of tactics to ...

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  19. Bush Sets Ambitious Fundraising GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Political Wire

    ... 2016 race." "I kind of like the direction he has signaled he is going in. He knows he has nothing to lose." - Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO), quoted by the Washington Examiner, on President Obama. "Jeb Bush's allies are setting a fundraising goal of $100 ...

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  20. Obama vetoes embolden DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ... Washington gridlock is a thing of the past. "I kind of like the direction he has signaled he is going in," Rep. Lacy Clay, a senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus, told the Washington Examiner . "He knows he has nothing to lose. He doesn't ...

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