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Holder at MLK event: Age of bullies, bigots not fully over

 


By , Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

The remark was one of two thinly veiled references to President Donald Trump that Holder made during his appearance at a symposium on the first of three days of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of King's assassination.

King was supporting striking sanitation workers when he came to Memphis in 1968. He was ta...



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