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Poor Peoples Campaign

 

U.S. Politicians and Public Criticized for 'Whitewashing' King's Legacy

"MLK is celebrated only by ignoring and deleting his core beliefs: that real social progress was impossible without ending imperialism, militarism, and economic inequality."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Have to Fight': Poor People's Campaign Rallies for Clean Public Water in Jackson

"Here in Jackson there will probably be a time when there's crowds as far as the eye can see, people from all over, because somebody's been poisoning the water," said Bishop William J. Barber II.

Kenny Stancil ·


Confronting "Policy Murder" and the Rising Violence of the Right

The Poor People's Campaign aims to mobilize poor and low-income voters from all races, ethnicities, and faiths to defy violence in all of these forms.

Stan Cox ·


The Intersection of Science and Faith: Finding Unity With the Poor People's Campaign

Working with the broadest range of allies, we must address the existential threats bearing down on us simultaneously, including our changing climate, threats to our democracy, and the threat posed by nuclear weapons.

Johanna Chao Kreilick ·


The Current US Supreme Court Is Not Constitutionally Legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Poor People's March: Organizing for Peace, Justice, and Equality

Tens of thousands of people joined the Mass Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls on June 18.

Eleanor J. Bader ·


'Poverty Is Violence!' Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice

"We are the 140 million poor and low-wealth people, standing together to declare we won't be silent anymore," said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the Poor People's campaign.

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Won't Be Silent or Unseen Anymore': Poor People's Campaign to Lead DC Assembly

Bishop William Barber, a campaign co-chair, said the United States' current poverty level "is actually morally indefensible, constitutionally inconsistent, politically insensitive, and economically insane."

Jessica Corbett ·


10 Negative Consequences of Boundless US Militarism and Imperialism

By connecting our struggles and building mass movements, we can resist war and all the horrors of broken societies that follow.

Sam Carliner ·


Barber Blasts NC Supreme Court for Refusing to Review Free Speech Case

"We must continue to ask... 'Who determines whether the authorities are 'disturbed,' and that protestors are too loud, and that protestors have to cease their protest in a public building?'" he said.

Jessica Corbett ·

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