Interview by Jim Vrettos for The Radical Imagination
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
January 24, 2016
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. started the Poor People’s Campaign as a social movement to end poverty. Today nearly 35 million Americans are still living in poverty, despite the country’s collective wealth.
On this episode of “The Radical Imagination;” host Jim Vrettos, a sociology professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice sits down with the Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis and Willie Baptist, of the Kairos Center, to discuss strategies for building a new Poor People’s Campaign and eliminating poverty.
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