Biden joins Rev. Al Sharpton at the National Action Network's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast in Washington, D.C.
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President Joe Biden took his battle for soul of the nation on Sunday morning to the pulpit of the historic Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr. once led.
Biden, at a service on the late civil rights leader's birthday, drew on King's legacy and called on Americans to follow the minister's example in order to "redeem" the country and restore faith in its institutions.
"The battle for the soul of this nation is perennial. It's a constant struggle. It's a constant struggle between hope and fear, kindness and cruelty, justice and injustice, against those who traffic in racism, extremism and insurrection," Biden said. "And at our best, the American promise wins out."
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