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City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

Poor People's Campaign Revival: A Season of Organizing

As the 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 bri.

Poor People's Campaign

Poor People's Campaign Martin Luther King Jr 's Movement to Combat Poverty in the U S

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 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 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

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

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.

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign

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.

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

What was Dr. King's vision for the Poor People's Campaign of 1968? What does it mean to take up his call today, and what will that require of us?

King's vision for the Poor People's Campaign of What does it mean to take up his call today, and what will that require of us?

A Call for a New Poor People's Campaign

Living in the radical legacy of Dr., grassroots organizers across the United States are coming together to call for a New Poor People'.