All Articles on William Barber

WATCH LIVE: The 'Lies of Donald Trump Are Too Much' Press Conference Counters RNC's Flood of Falsehoods
"We can't be silent. Join us."
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A recipient carries a box of food as others wait in line at a Food Bank distribution for those in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 9, 2020 in Van Nuys, California. Views
Woe to You Who Legislate Evil and Rob the Poor of Their Rights
Our government's abandonment of the people is sin of the highest order.
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The virtual rallies over the weekend organized by the Poor People's Campaign "lifted up people who are living the interconnected injustices that have been the campaign's focus for the past two years: systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism and the war economy. Many spoke of how the Covid-19 pandemic has only deepened existing inequalities." (Photo: Poor People's Campaign) Views
Virtual Poor People’s Campaign Rally Draws Crowd of More Than a Million
Through personal testimonies of systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism—the event brought the campaign's bold fusion agenda to new audiences.
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A detail from a poster for the the Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington. (Image: Poor People's Campaign) News
As Trump Sows Division, Poor People's Campaign Ignites 'Transformative Action' to Address Interwoven Injustices
"Those in power today want nothing more than to stop this kind of movement," said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.
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The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is planning a historic digital assembly and march for June 20 and 21, 2020. News
Poor People's Campaign to Host Weekend Digital Gathering to 'Challenge Poverty and Revive Democracy'
"Those whose backs are against the wall are pushing this whole nation towards justice."
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Following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, protest in downtown Charlotte turn violent in NC, United States on May 30, 2020 (Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
May the Screams and Tears and Protests Shake the Very Conscience of This Nation
If we want to reach a better place on the other side of this, we must refuse to be comforted too quickly.
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Rev. Drs. Liz Theoharis and William Barber News
'The Poor, the Sick, the Homeless, the Children, the Low-Wage Workers': Moral Leaders Demand Coronavirus Relief for Most Vulnerable
"We are asking people to call on the White House and Congress to enact relief for the people that Jesus cared about," say the Poor People's Campaign co-chairs.
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Participants at We Must Do M.O.R.E. tour stop in Greenfield, Massachusetts on February 5, 2020. (Photo: Steve Pavey) Views
Poor People’s Campaign Puts the Spotlight on Poverty
Series of gatherings around the country builds momentum for June 20 march.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson News
Countering Annual Whitewash of His Legacy, Progressives Remember the 'Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist' Martin Luther King Jr.
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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"It Doesn't Have to Be This Way": Faith Leaders Rally at Detention Center Demanding End to Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants
"We are here in unity with local leaders who invited us. We have seen just a glimpse of the horrible conditions our immigrant neighbors are facing at the border."
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