HUNDREDS ARRESTED AS ACTIVISTS PICK UP WHERE MARTIN LUTHER KING LEFT OFF

THE POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN KICKED OFF 40 DAYS OF NONVIOLENT PROTEST ON MONDAY, REVIVING KING'S ANTI-POVERTY EFFORTS AND DEMANDING ACTION

HUNDREDS ARRESTED AS ACTIVISTS PICK UP WHERE MARTIN LUTHER KING LEFT OFF

This week the protests and activities will focus on child poverty, women and people with disabilities.
In 2016, nearly 41 million Americans lived in poverty, according to the US Census.
The original Poor People's Campaign of 1968 was organized by King in the months before his assassination.

Hundreds of low-wage workers, faith leaders, civil rights organizers and liberal activists were arrested in demonstrations in Washington and in cities across the US on Monday as they resumed the work Martin Luther King left...

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