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Picking up King’s Legacy: Reverend William Barber and the Launching of a New Poor People’s Campaign

By Jeanne Theoharis The air was hot and sticky.  Surrounded by clergy, Rev. William Barber lambasted the voter suppression that had compromised the 2016 presidential election. “Long before Russia hacked our election, our government was hacked by racism.” Since Barack Obama’s election in 2008 and the Supreme Court’s 2013 stripping of the Voting Rights Act, Barber explained, twenty-two states had passed new laws making it harder for people, particularly people of... Read More
at Thursday, October 12, 2017
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