Clinton Goes to Church in Memphis, Sings ‘I Need You to Survive’

Jan 27, 2008 2:11pm

ABC News’ Eloise Harper Reports: After fielding questions about race and her loss in South Carolina that was fueled by black voters overwhelming support for Obama, Clinton rhythmically swayed in her seat as the choir sang "I need you to survive" — She waved hand in the air and even sang some verses to the song.

The New York Senator, delivered a speech – focusing on Martin Luther King and the celebration of him and spoke about the need "to take a step back." Clinton spoke about the "people in our history as a human race who has transcended race and gender and every other category we use to define us and sometimes divide us. Dr King was paramount." Clinton said repeating King’s message "we have no boundaries we can not over come."

Clinton also spoke about Christ’s message of loving thy neighbor saying – . "that’s hard but then love your enemies that is way too much. I try, honestly reverend, I try and I think we all do."

Clinton was at the Monumental Baptist Church in Memphis, TN. 

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