William Barber

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A detail from a poster for the the Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington. (Image: Poor People's Campaign)
"Those in power today want nothing more than to stop this kind of movement," said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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.
"Those whose backs are against the wall are pushing this whole nation towards...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Rev. Drs. Liz Theoharis and William Barber
"We are asking people to call on the White House and Congress to enact relief...


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.