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Martin Luther King Jr.

Bernie Sanders hangs with Killer Mike in Atlanta

Bernie Sanders hangs with Killer Mike in Atlanta

Campaigning in Martin Luther King Jr.'s hometown, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday sought to position himself as a political heir of the slain civil rights leader.

The Vermont senator said that while King is remembered mostly for his efforts on racial equality, he should be more fully understood as a "revolutionary" who spoke out against "the entire establishment" on matters from race relations to economic and foreign policy.

"The truth is he did much more than just fight segregation and racism," Sanders told more than 5,000 supporters at the Fox Theatre in downtown Atlanta.

Sanders continued with a lengthy...