Posts Tagged ‘ Poor People’s Campaign ’

Why Rev. William Barber thinks we need a moral revolution in America – Vox

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II during the Poor People’s Moral Action Congress forum for presidential candidates at Trinity Washington University on June 17, 2019.Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

Source: Why Rev. William Barber thinks we need a moral revolution in America – Vox

June 2020 – Poor People’s Campaign

Join us on June 20, 2020 for the Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington!

Source: June 2020 – Poor People’s Campaign

Meet the pastor who wants the poor to pick a president | TheHill

Rev. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign

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A new campaign to mobilize millions of low-income voters across the country ahead of this year’s presidential contest aims to radically reshape the way politicians — and especially Democrats — talk

Source: Meet the pastor who wants the poor to pick a president | TheHill

Poor People’s Campaign asks America to face the injustices keeping millions in poverty | PBS NewsHour

Shortly before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. called for an economic revolution with protections for the poorest Americans. Half a century later, a group of religious and moral leaders are planning a revival of the Poor People’s Campaign, with a wave of civil disobedience in Washington. Rev. William J. Barber, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, joins Judy Woodruff for a conversation.

Source: Poor People’s Campaign asks America to face the injustices keeping millions in poverty | PBS NewsHour