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Why MLK Took On Poverty And War Along With Racism

Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact

By Drew Dellinger and Walter Dellinger, YES! Magazine When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, he did something extraordin...

Janell Ross

MLK's Economic Justice Views Often Misunderstood

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 01.21.2013 | Black Voices

In March 1968, weeks before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. visited a school in Marks, Miss. He saw something there that witnesses said moved the ac...

Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity

Byron Williams | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

If there remains an unspoken Faustian bargain to not hear the cries of the poor, what should we expect when they reach the "Fannie Lou Hamer moment?" Hamer, a civil rights heroine, famously opined: "I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired."