NATIONAL

    Poor People’s Campaign Launches Days of Protests Around US

    Associated Press

    Tom Foreman, Jr.

    May 14, 2018


    Who are America’s moral leaders?

    USA Today

    Alia E. Dastagir

    May 14, 2018


    The lessons of the past shape the launch of a new Poor People’s campaign

    The Washington Post

    Gordon Mantler

    May 14, 2018

    The Poor People’s Campaign Seeks To Complete Martin Luther King’s Final Dream

    NPR

    Brakkton Booker

    May 14, 2018


    50 Years Later, Reviving King’s Poor People’s Campaign

    NPR

    Brakkton Booker

    May 14, 2018


    Hundreds arrested as activists pick up where Martin Luther King left off

    The Guardian

    Lauren Gambino

    May 14, 2018


    Hundreds Protest In Cities Across U.S. For ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

    HuffPost

    Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

    May 14, 2018


    Poor People’s Campaign Begins With Protests and Arrests

    New York Magazine

    Ed Kilgore

    May 14, 2018


    “It’s Time for Moral Confrontation”: New Poor People’s Campaign Stages Nationwide Civil Disobedience

    Democracy Now!

    Democracy Now!

    May 14, 2018

    Also seen in: Truth-OutFree Speech TV


    Fifty years after King’s assassination, the Poor People’s Campaign relaunches

    Christian Science Monitor

    Stuart Miller

    May 14, 2018

    Also seen in: Yahoo News


    Echoing MLK in 1968, activists kick off new Poor People’s Campaign

    Los Angeles Times

    Jenny Jarvie

    May 14, 2018


    The New Poor People’s Campaign: Seeds of a Non-Party Opposition?

    Common Dreams

    Jeremy Brecher

    May 14, 2018


    Jesse Jackson: Why I’m taking to the streets again

    CNN

    Jesse Jackson

    May 14, 2018


    US citizens are standing up against poverty – the UK should follow suit

    The Guardian

    Mary O’Hara

    May 14, 2018


    ‘Time for a Moral Confrontation’: Poor People’s Campaign Launches With Local Rallies Nationwide

    Common Dreams

    Julia Conley

    May 14, 2018


    FT Roundup

    Financial Times

    Eva Moore

    May 14, 2018


    Building a United Working Class in North Carolina

    Inequality

    Negin Owliaei

    May 14, 2018


    The New Poor People’s Campaign Wants to Change How We Think About Poverty

    Talk Poverty

    Greg Kaufmann

    May 14, 2018


    Viewpoints (Roundup)

    Kaiser Health News

    Kaiser Health News

    May 14, 2018


    Rev. Barber Slams Anti-Muslim, Anti-Semitic Pastors Trump Chose to Open U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

    Democracy Now!

    Democracy Now!

    May 14, 2018

    Also seen in: Truth-Out


    Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill

    ColorLines

    Kenrya Rankin

    May 14, 2018


    Roland Martin Unfiltered

    May 14, 2018


    On Shavuot, remember that Ruth was a poor immigrant

    Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein

    May 14, 2018


    How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK’s Poor People Campaign

    NPR

    Debbie Elliott

    May 13, 2018


    Poor People’s Campaign planned for Statehouse steps

    Associated Press

    Staff

    May 13, 2018

    Also seen in: The RecorderLos Angeles TimesBoston HeraldWashington TimesOlean Times HeraldFort Bend HeraldArgus PressSeattle Times


    Get Ready for the Poor People’s Campaign

    The Nation

    Greg Kaufmann

    May 13, 2018


    On Creating a New Politics With Spiritual and Intellectual Integrity

    Truth Out

    Terry Patten

    May 13, 2018

    Also seen in: AlterNet


    Playbook

    Politico

    Jake Sherman, Anna Palmer and Daniel Lippman

    May 12, 2018


    Mother’s Day Actually Has a Deep History of Activism

    Glamour

    Aimee Lutkin

    May 12, 2018

    Also seen in: Yahoo News


    Poor People’s Campaign Aims to Bring MLK’s Dream to Fruition

    Truthdig

    Emily Wells

    May 12, 2018


    Here’s how the Poor People’s Campaign aims to finish what MLK started

    Los Angeles Times

    Jenny Jarvie

    May 11, 2018


    The Hard-Left Candidate Taking On the Democratic Establishment in Southwestern Pennsylvania

    The New Yorker

    Eliza Griswold

    May 11, 2018


    Here’s Why Black People Across The Nation Are Joining The Poor People’s Campaign

    NewsOne

    Clarissa Hamlin

    May 11, 2018


    Gender Justice at the Heart of the Poor People’s Campaign

    Inequality

    Sarah Anderson

    May 11, 2018


    Low-wage workers are reviving Dr. King’s 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

    Marketplace

    Renata Sago

    May 8, 2018


    STATES

    ALABAMA

    Alabama Poor People’s campaign launches six weeks of protest tomorrow

    AL

    Amy Yurkanin

    May 13, 2018

    ARKANSAS

    Poor People’s Campaign at state Capitol
    Arkansas Times

    Leslie Newell Peacock

    May 14, 2018

    State events to mark revival of King’s anti-poverty campaign

    Northwest Arkansas – Democrat Gazette

    Emma Pettit

    May 14, 2018

    CALIFORNIA

    The Take (roundup)

    Sacramento Bee

    Foon Rhee

    May 14, 2018

    KCRA-SAC (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    KNTV-SF (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    Actor Danny Glover to speak at Sacramento rally

    Sacramento Bee

    Bob Shallit

    May 13, 2018

    Southern California Residents to Join Sacramento Rally Seeking Moral Change

    My News LA

    Contributing Editor

    May 13, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign launches on May 14

    Times Standard

    Jason Dixon

    May 12, 2018

    CONNECTICUT

    Protesters Arrested At Hartford Rally To Support The Poor

    Hartford Courant

    Nicholas Rondinone and Kathleen Megan

    May 14, 2018

    FLORIDA

    On Tap in the Capital- Monday May 14CBS 12

    Florida News Service

    May 14, 2018

    Sunburn (Morning Briefing)

    Florida Politics

    Peter Schorsch

    May 14, 2018

    Monday Briefing

    Flagler Live

    Flagler Live

    May 14, 2018

    WTXL (ABC)

    May 14, 2018

    We all can join a new campaign against enduring poverty and injustice

    Miami Herald

    Leonard Pitts

    May 11, 2018

    Also seen in: News & RecorderThe ColumbianLewiston Tribune

    INDIANA

    Intersection of Ohio and Capitol in downtown Indy closed due to protest over ending poverty cycle

    CBS 4

    CBS 4 Web

    May 14, 2018

    Poverty protest leads to arrests in Downtown Indianapolis

    Fox 59

    Fox 59

    May 14, 2018

    Protesters block traffic in downtown Indy

    The Indy Channel

    Katie Cox

    May 14, 2018

    IMPD makes arrests as protesters block street in downtown Indianapolis

    WISH TV

    Staff Reports

    May 14, 2018

    WPTADT (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    IOWA

    I am privileged, but much is wrong

    The Gazette

    David Borger Germann

    May 14, 2018

    KANSAS

    Kansans launch nonviolent campaign to demand economic, social justice

    Capital Journal Online

    Tim Carpenter

    May 14, 2018

    KENTUCKY

    POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN TO RALLY IN FRANKFORT

    WTVQ

    Ryan Schmelz

    May 14, 2018

    WLKY (CBS)

    May 14, 2018

    MARYLAND

    Maryland Poor People’s Campaign Lawyers Mall Rally

    The Baltimore Sun

    Paul W. Gillepsie

    March 14, 2018

    MASSACHUSETTS

    WWLP (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    NBC Boston

    May 14, 2018

    MICHIGAN

    WVEM (CBS)

    May 14, 2018

    WSMH (FOX)

    May 14, 2018

    MINNESOTA

    In America’s war on the poor, it’s time to fight back

    Star Tribune

    DeWayne Davis, Arielle Rosenberg and Rob Eller-Isaacs

    May 11, 2018

    MISSISSIPPI

    WAPT (ABC)

    May 14, 2018

    NEW HAMPSHIRE

    The NH Poor People’s Campaign Kicks Of 6 Weeks Of Actions On Monday

    New Hampshire Labor News

    New Hampshire Labor News

    May 12, 2018

    NEW MEXICO

    Poor People’s Campaign Kicks Off In New Mexico and 40 States

    KRWG

    Javier Benavidez

    May 13, 2018

    NEW YORK

    Protest shuts down Albany streets

    WNYT

    WNYT

    May 14, 2018

    WNYT

    May 14, 2018

    WRGB (CBS)

    May 14, 2018

    Spectrum News

    May 14, 2018

    Rally aims to replicate original Poor People’s Campaign

    The Buffalo News

    Staff

    May 13, 2018

    Commentary: Help shock the nation with the power of love

    Times Union

    Honora M. Kinney

    May 12, 2018

    NORTH CAROLINA

    Spectrum News

    May 14, 2018

    Re-broadcast: Spectrum News Midday News at Noon

    The Latest: Nearly 50 Protesters Cited for Standing in Road

    Associated Press

    May 14, 2018

    Raleigh 1 of 30 Sites for Launch of Poor People’s Campaign
    Associated Press

    Martha Waggoner

    May 14, 2018

    Also seen in: The StateCharlotte ObserverArgus PressHoosier Herald

    Protesters are blocking traffic in Raleigh as part of a nationally coordinated Poor People’s Campaign

    News & Observer

    Anne Blythe

    May 14, 2018

    WTVD (ABC)

    May 14, 2018

    WRAL (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    WXII (NBC)

    May 14, 2018

    WCCB

    May 14, 2018

    OHIO

    Poor People’s Campaign Kicks Off At Ohio Statehouse

    WVXU

    Jo Inglès

    May 14, 2018

    Ohio Poor People’s Campaign Kicks Off Six Weeks of Nonviolent Action at Statehouse

    Clevescene

    Sam Allard

    May 14, 2018

    This is the wrong time to cut back on public housing

    Xenia Daily Gazette

    Ebony Slaugher-Johnson

    May 14, 2018

    OREGON

    Poor People’s Campaign Revival Kicks Off in Salem

    Oregon Public News Service

    Public News Service

    May 14, 2018

    PENNSYLVANIA

    13 arrested in Poor People’s Campaign protest against outside Pa. Capitol

    Penn Live

    Jan Murphy

    May 14, 2018

    Rally in Harrisburg to highlight struggles of low-income families

    WITF

    Annette John-Hall

    May 14, 2018

    WESA-FM

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign seeks to revive MLK’s vision

    WHYY

    Aaron Moselle

    May 14, 2018

    Weekly Roundup

    The Daily Item

    The Daily Item

    May 11, 2018

    SOUTH CAROLINA

    SC Protesters Demand Change During Poor People Rally

    Associated Press

    Christina L. Meyers

    May 14, 2018

    Also seen in: US News & World

    Protesters Arrested Outside South Carolina State House

    WLTX 19

    WLTX 19

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People Campaign protesters arrested, unlawfully assembled in street

    WACH

    Andrea Butler

    May 14, 2018

    Columbia police arrest protesters accused of unlawfully assembling

    Cola Daily

    Terry Ward

    May 14, 2018

    SC activists block downtown Columbia street to protest injustice, are quickly arrested

    The State

    Maayan Schechter

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign assembled in the streets unlawfully after peaceful state house demonstration

    WISTV

    Claude Thompson

    May 14, 2018

    TENNESSEE

    Poor People’s Campaign protesters block crosswalk at Tennessee Capitol

    The Tennessean

    Holly Meyer

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign protesters march through downtown Nashville with rolling road blocks

    The Tennessean

    Holly Meyer

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign protesters stall downtown Nashville traffic during rush hour

    The Tennessean

    Holly Meyer and Natalie Allison

    May 14, 2018

    Poor People Campaign protesters block Charlotte in front of Capitol

    The Tennessean

    The Tennessean

    May 14, 2018

    Memphians Stoke Fire of Re-Ignited ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

    Memphis Flyer

    Maya Smith

    May 14, 2018

    The 9:01 Roundup

    The Commercial Appeal

    Chris Herrington

    May 14, 2018

    WJKT (FOX)

    May 14, 2018

    WDSI (FOX)

    May 14, 2018

    TEXAS

    KEYE-AUS (CBS)
    May 14, 2018

    KDAF

    May 14, 2018

    WASHINGTON

    Poor People’s Campaign begins six weeks of action in Olympia

    KIRO Radio

    KIRO Staff

    May 14, 2018

    Rally expected to bring more than 1,500 people to Olympia

    The Olympian

    Lauren Smith

    May 11, 2018

    WEST VIRGINIA

    WV Rally Today to Reconnect with MLK’s Radical Vision

    Public News Service

    Public News Service

    May 14, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Il “May Day” e le lotte dei lavoratori americani

    La Cità Futura

    La Cità Futura

    May 12, 2018

    American Curios

    La Jornada

    David Brooks

    May 14, 2018