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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist during a speech in Selma, Ala., Feb. 12, 1965. (Horace Cort/AP)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist during a speech in Selma, Ala., Feb. 12, 1965. (Horace Cort/AP)
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State and local political leaders gathered in Boston Monday for the 46th annual Martin Luther King Day memorial breakfast to recall the work of the slain civil rights leader. They said, despite the progress the country has made on racial justice, much more work remains to be done.

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Anthony Brooks, WBUR’s senior political reporter. He tweets @anthonygbrooks.

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The Boston Globe: King’s Legacy Honored At Annual Breakfast

  • "Elected officials said Monday morning there was more work to be done to make Massachusetts and the nation a more equitable society, and they called on those at a South Boston breakfast honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to put the civil rights leader’s words into action."

This segment aired on January 18, 2016.

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