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Mel King, Boston Civil Rights Icon, Endorses Khazei

Mel King says he endorsed the CityYear founder because of his work with youth. King said about Khazei: "He listens to a constituency of the many and not the money of a few."

King's endorsement comes after a flurry of notable endorsements of Khazei, including the Boston Globe, Blue Mass Group, The Worcester Telegram & Gazette and General Wesley Clark. Khazei's richest endorser — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg — will be in Boston holding a fundraiser for him this Friday.

This program aired on December 2, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

Bianca Vázquez Toness Twitter Reporter
Bianca Vázquez Toness was formerly a report for WBUR.

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