William Barber

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"We are here in unity with local leaders who invited us. We have seen just a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Not addressing poverty "is constitutionally inconsistent, it is economically...

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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.