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Go deeper: The fight to revive MLK's Poor People's Campaign

Protestors march for the Poor People's Campaign in Alabama, 1968
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The largest civil disobedience campaign of the 21st century is happening now in 38 states across the nation.

What's new: 50 years after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, faith leaders are reviving his Poor People's Campaign (PPC). They have held protests every Monday for the past five weeks to spark a national "moral revival." Today marks the beginning of the last week of the 40 Days of Action campaign, which will culminate in a march on Washington on June 23rd.