CARTHAGE, N.C. — As the Poor People’s Campaign launches a new initiative, its charismatic leader is working with the generation of civil rights leaders who stood by the Rev. Martin Luther King’s side and continued his efforts to stamp out poverty and racism after his assassination.
“The movement for love and justice and truth is always a continuation. It’s never completed,” said the Rev. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign. “And you never approach any movement for justice as though you were the first one.”
Leaders who have battled injustice since the 1960s – the Rev.
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