"We're living in an impoverished democracy", Barber said. King was assassinated in April of that year and the movement struggled afterward, but now activists want to realize the movement's lost vision in an America that still faces numerous same systemic problems.
The Rev. William Barber II and the Rev. Liz Theoharis ― the two religious leaders spearheading The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival ― led dozens of demonstrators at a rally and march in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday afternoon.
The rallies planned by current organizers will address today's major social and economic problems in a series of weekly themes. After Maryland Capitol Police gave three warnings to protesters that protestors in the street faced arrest, officers detained 11 people and issued citations for obstructing free passage and failure to obey a lawful order, said Nick Cavey, spokesman for the Maryland Department of General Services.
Monday was the first day of the so-called "Poor People's Campaign". "We will let it be known that our children must not live or die in poverty". The issues they're fighting for are varied, but they say it's all part of a common struggle - caused by the wealthy and corporations that are in control. Hundreds of people were arrested, including 350.org's Executive Director May Boeve. "And these realities hurt children and women and the disabled the most". According to the campaign, protesters will spend the next 40 days engaged in nonviolent action, including the mobilization of voters and holding teach-ins.
"I'm hoping it shakes America's conscience-that it makes many more aware", Wise told NPR.
The 393 close contacts now under surveillance for symptoms of Ebola would likely be the first recipients of the vaccine. It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up.
The fashion retailer has also pulled the product off its shelves in China and destroyed the shirts, a statement on its Weibo read. It also added that it would implement more rigorous reviews to ensure the same thing would not happen again.
CIBC Asset Management Inc lifted its position in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 3.2% in the 4th quarter. After this purchase, 106,062 common shares of VRX are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,926,086.
The finding was ultimately confirmed with the help of a spectrograph in the Siding Spring Observatory of the university. The studied black hole reportedly draws off light of large amounts thereby outshining the entire galaxy.
The number of homeless students in the city's public schools has tripled, to almost 4,300 last school year. "Make no mistake. But Seattle's Chamber of Commerce said that "taxing jobs will not fix our region's housing and homelessness problems ".
It's not simply that the Rockets lost the series opener and surrendered home-court advantage to the defending champions. James Harden paced the Rockets with 41 points and seven assists while Chris Paul chipped in 23 points and 11 rebounds.
He has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, none of which are directly related to work he performed for Mr Trump's campaign. In addition to the Washington indictment, Manafort also faces charges in Virginia of bank fraud and tax evasion.
Facebook is sharing figures relating to the removal of hate speech and other content for the first time. We're often asked how we decide what's allowed on Facebook - and how much bad stuff is out there.
The Honor 10 comes with a 5.84in, 2,280 x 1,080 FHD+ display , and a pixel density of 432 pixels per inch. It's available in four colors - phantom blue, phantom green, midnight black, and glacier grey.
Is your favorite celeb a Yanny or a Laurel?
Some said if you turned the volume way down or adjusted sound settings, you would hear something different. University of Arizona professor Brad Story shows that the original audio is most likely saying " Laurel ".
Webb Simpson cruises to big win at The Players Championship
The only way anyone other than Simpson could win, was if Simpson started making bogeys and doubles, which he refused to do. Finishes with a 3-under 69 to end the week at 11 under. "I thought about him all day", Simpson said of his father.
Mystery pages of Anne Frank's diary reveal dirty jokes
Reflections of tourists and canal houses are seen in the window of the Anne Frank museum in Amsterdam on April 24, 2013. She kept a diary throughout her time in hiding, and after her death, her father, Otto, published it in 1947.
Soros goes from Hungary
The foundation backed by the Hungarian-born USA billionaire is set to move its staff to the German capital of Berlin. Zovacs studied at the Central European University, a school Soros helped fund.
Sunanda Pushkar death case; Shashi Tharoor named accused
However, a few injury marks were also found on her body that made the authorities believe that it may not have been a suicide . Training his guns on Delhi Police, he alleged it was "an instrumentality of this conspiracy" and was used as a puppet.