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Ahead of Biden’s Philly speech, anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster

BY: - July 13, 2021

“This is not just a Black civil rights issue,” The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, the co-chairman of the Poor People’s Campaign, said. “It’s also an issue for everyone who cares about democracy. Our democracy is at stake.”

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Barber, Poor People’s Campaign call for ‘3rd Reconstruction’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 25, 2021

The question posed by the Rev. Dr. William Barber on the real cost of inequality, and the toll it exacts on all of us, demands an answer.

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‘Caravans of Mourning’ in Pa., elsewhere to honor COVID-19 dead | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 23, 2020

The Dr. Rev. William Barber says he wants to remind Americans of what we've lost during the pandemic -- and how we can fix the divides that it's exposed.