January 15, 2008: Clyburn: Time to end MLK dustup (AP)

  • “It appears the nominee of the Democratic party will be an African American man or a woman,” the former president said, speaking at a YMCA in Sparks, Nev. “Either one of those things will be historic. Hillary has an enormous amount of African-American support and Barack Obama has a lot of white people for him. So the American people are trying to liberate themselves of voting for or against people based on category.”