Poor People's Campaign Revival: A Season of Organizing  As the 50th anniversary of MLK Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign approaches, organizers want to take up King's mantle to "unite the bottom of this country, to bring about real change, to shift the narrative that is demonizing people for the problems they're facing and to build power from the bottom up," says campaign co-chair Dr. Liz Theoharis

Poor People's Campaign Revival: A Season of Organizing

Poor People's Campaign: A Dream Unfulfilled

Poor People's Campaign: A Dream Unfulfilled

called for a Poor People's Campaign in he and other religious leaders aimed to lift people out of poverty. Today, the role of ministers like King has changed, but not much has changed for many poor Americans.

Poor People's Campaign, Washington, DC, 1968

Poor People’s March at Lafayette Park and on Connecticut Avenue Washington, D., June 1968 Warren K. Leffler, photographer Library o.

The Poor People's Campaign, or Poor People's March on Washington, was a 1968 effort to gain economic justice for poor people in the United States. It was organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and carried out under the leadership of Ralph Abernathy in the wake of King's assassination.

What a Revived Poor People’s Campaign Needs to Do in the Trump Era For the new movement to gain national traction, it will need to draw in poor and working-class Whites.

TIL that Martin Luther King Jr. was killed just as he was organizing a poor people's campaign demanding universal basic income and criticizing the government for spending more on war and stifling social programs. : todayilearned

TIL that Martin Luther King Jr. was killed just as he was organizing a poor people's campaign demanding universal basic income and criticizing the government for spending more on war and stifling social programs.

Dr. King’s Vision: The Poor People’s Campaign of 1967-68 - Poor People's Campaign

Dr. King’s Vision: The Poor People’s Campaign of 1967-68 - Poor People's Campaign

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC - VICE

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC

Ressurection City, Poor Peoples Campaign, 1968 by Jill Freedman.

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC - VICE

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC

When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called for a Poor People's Campaign in 1968, he and other religious leaders aimed to lift people out of poverty. Today, the role of ministers like King has changed, but not much has changed for many poor Americans.

Poor People's Campaign: A Dream Unfulfilled

When the Rev. called for a Poor People's Campaign in he and other religious leaders aimed to lift people out of poverty. Today, the role of ministers like King has changed, but not much has changed for many poor Americans.

10 Reasons to Revive the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign  Inspired by an initiative cut short by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., moral leaders are planning a wave of civil disobedience.

10 Reasons to Revive the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign Inspired by an initiative cut short by the assassination of Dr., moral leaders are planning a wave of civil disobedience.

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC - VICE

Dramatic Photos of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in DC

Official Launch Video - Poor People's Campaign | A National Call for Mor...

Official Launch Video - Poor People's Campaign | A National Call for Mor...

RARE VTG 1968 POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN MARTIN LUTHER KING MLK Pinback Button Pin..$ 8.00

RARE VTG 1968 POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN MARTIN LUTHER KING MLK Pinback Button Pin..$ 8.00

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