Nearly 40 days ago, hundreds of faith leaders across the country were arrested protesting the “evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality.” The Poor People’s Campaign, which harkens back to an effort envisioned by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to an end on Saturday, June 23 in a massive rally in Washington, D.C. The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, the co-chair of the campaign, spoke with State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy when the national moral revival launched. She’ll be back this week to discuss the final week of the action, what to expect from the rally and what comes next.
Hear the full June 16, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.