Clinton casts her campaign as a step in the battle for civil rights

Clinton casts her campaign as a step in the battle for civil rightsHillary Clinton speaks at Mt Airy Church of God In Christ in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA — Standing at a wooden lectern in the center of a purple-carpeted altar, Hillary Clinton played preacher for a moment Sunday afternoon, portraying the looming presidential election as a choice between progress for civil rights or a step back into the past. “Our founders said all men are created equal,” she told the congregants of Mount Airy Church of God, a predominantly black church, after she was serenaded by one of its preachers.

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