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2 black 'rights' leaders say they're for Reagan

Ronald Reagan took his economic issues campaign into a Detroit innercity church where a civil rights leader, the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, delivered a suprise endorsement at a meeting between Mr. Reagan and about 60 black ministers. Also endorsing Reagan at the meeting was another black civil rights leader, the Rev. Hosea Williams, who said there "ain't no way in the world brother Reagan can do worse than Jimmy Carter."