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