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Rev. Barber Awarded $625k MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 10, 2018

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, a leading civil rights advocate for the past two decades received a prestigious 2018 MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant”... Read More

Thousands of ‘Fight for 15’ Workers Launch Nationwide Protests

Thousands of ‘Fight for 15’ Workers Launch Nationwide Protests

by Team Ebony   Feb 01, 2018

50 years after the landmark Memphis Sanitation Strike, thousands of low wage workers are executing nationwide protests for higher pay. According to a press... Read More

NMAAHC Commemorates 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Jr.’s Final Crusade

NMAAHC Commemorates 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Jr.’s Final Crusade

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 09, 2018

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will commemorate the 50th anniversary and final crusade of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and... Read More

Thousands Will Unite for ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

Thousands Will Unite for ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 01, 2017

Thousands of disenfranchised people, members of the clergy and moral leaders will “engage in direct action at statehouses and the U.S. Capitol next year.”... Read More

[OPINION]
Who Needs To Be Taught the Dignity of Work?

[OPINION]
Who Needs To Be Taught the Dignity of Work?

by Tera W. Hunter   May 29, 2012

Forty-four years ago, the Poor People's Campaign came to Washington, D. C. to demand jobs, health care, and decent housing. The protestors arrived on... Read More