Obama tells blacks to 'stop complaining' and press on

Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 11:49 p.m. CDT; updated 7:11 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 26, 2011

WASHINGTON — In a fiery summons to an important voting bloc, President Barack Obama told blacks on Saturday to quit crying and complaining and "put on your marching shoes" to follow him into battle for jobs and opportunity.