Poor Peoples Campaign

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign June 17, 2019 at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Billionaire Trump backer was among those solicited by the 2020 Democratic candidate
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Poor People's Campaign event
"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Religious leaders
"We must show up in person to deliver a prophetic indictment. "

Further

An unfathomable 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination - yes we remember it - workers, poor people and rights advocates led by the stalwart likes of Rev. Dr. William Barber continue to fight King's fights in Memphis and beyond with a requisite endurance both disheartening and uplifting. For a sense of a loss still raw and a resolve still strong, see 1968's sanitation workers and their kids recall the time when "everything went dark," and they persisted.