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And we'll suffer.
-- -- -- But we will win these -- This country has changed too much.
People of good will regardless of party -- too.
-- For those.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- The securing of civil rights.
Eradication of legalized.
The very significance.
Of these victories.
A second goal of the market.
For the men and women who -- Fifty years ago.
We're not -- in search of some abstract idea.
They were there are seeking jobs as well it was just us.
Not just -- absence of a question but the presence of economic opportunity.
For what does it profit a man.
Doctor King would ask him to -- an integrated lunch counter.
If you can't afford the million.
This idea that that one's liberty is linked.
To one's livelihood.
The pursuit of happiness requires.
The dignity of work.
The skills to find work.
Decent paying some measure of material security this -- was not know.
Lincoln himself understood the declaration of independence in such terms.
-- the promise that in due time.
The weight -- should be lifted from the shoulders of all men.
And that ball should have an equal chance.
Doctor -- explained that the goals of African Americans.
To working people of all races.
These -- They're working conditions.
Livable housing old age security health and welfare measures conditions in which families can grow have education for their children.
And respected in the community.
-- king was describing.
Has been the dream of every America.
It's what's lord for centuries new arrivals to our -- And it's longer this -- of the match.
But economic opportunity.
The chance to -- -- total.
To advance -- one station in life.
But the goals for fifty years ago have fallen.
Yes there are many examples of success within Black America that -- have been unimaginable.
A half century ago.
That's sort of been noted black unemployment has remained almost twice -- -- as white employment.
But -- -- unemployment close behind.
The gap in -- between races has not lessened.
This President Clinton indicated.
The -- all working Americans regardless of color.
-- -- Making the dream Doctor King describe even more -- For over a decade working Americans of all races have seen there wages and incomes stagnant even as corporate problems all.
Even as the pair of a fortunate few explodes.
Inequality is steadily risen.
Over the -- Upward mobility has become part.
Too many communities across this country in cities and suburbs and rural hamlets.
The shuttle poverty casts a Pall over argue with their lives.
A fortress of sub standard schools and diminished prospects.
Inadequate -- here.
And perennial violence.
And so as -- mark.
Must remind ourselves that the measure progress for those who -- fifty years ago.
-- was not merely how many blacks could join the ranks.
Of -- there was whether this country would have meant all the people who were willing to work hard regardless of race into the ranks.
-- middle class life.
The test was not and never have been what the doors of opportunity here cracked a bit wider for a few.
Whether our economic system provides a fair shot for the many.
Of the black custodian and the white still work.
The immigrant dishwasher.
And the native American government.
To win that battle.
To answer that.
This remains our great unfinished business.
We shouldn't fool ourselves.
The task one obvious.
Does not -- to three of the economy's -- The twin forces of technology and global competition that's attracted.
Those jobs at once provided a foothold into the middle class.
Reduced the bargaining power of American workers.
And those who benefit from an unjust status quo.
Resisted any government efforts to give working families -- -- here.
Marshalling an army of lobbyists and opinion -- Targeted minimum wage increases -- stronger labor laws -- taxes wrong.
But -- feel good reported just -- -- crumbling school that all these things violated sound economic fronts.
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