The Poor People’s Campaign builds on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call for a “revolution of values” in America. It is a movement that brings people together, seeking to “confront the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy, and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism.” Later […]
On today’s episode, guest host Norman Stockwell talks to Sylvie Laurent, author of King and the Other America: The Poor People’s Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality.
This afternoon, protesters gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol. It was the first Monday of a six-week protest looking to end what organizers see as immoral policies on the state and federal levels. The movement is known as the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. WORT reporter Christian Phelps was at today’s […]
It’s a national effort for moral revival happening in 30 states across the country, including right here in Madison. Today, the Poor People’s Campaign met at the state capitol; marking the first nationwide action of the campaign since it launched on December 4th, 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. started it. Minister Wendell […]