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Developing a Moral Vision: An Interview with Shailly Gupta Barnes, Tri-Chair of the Souls of Poor Folk Audit

Shailly Gupta Barnes is the Tri-Chair, with Rev. Dr. James Forbes and Dr. Tim Tyson, of The Souls of Poor Folk Audit Committee of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Read this interview with Shailly to learn more about her diagnosis of the kairos moment in which we find ourselves today, the ongoing Audit process, and the powerful moral movement that is emerging.

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in Washington, D.C.

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival was in Washington, D.C. on December 4th to declare that we are here to challenge the evils of poverty, systemic racism, militarism, and environmental devastation with a press conference, an action in the Capitol building, and a concert and mass meeting. The press has begun to notice the Campaign—here are some of the recent highlights.

America at a Crossroads of History: The December 4, 1967 Announcement of the Poor People’s Campaign

Fifty years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared with the press that the SCLC would initiate what would come to be called the Poor People’s Campaign. In this reflection, Dr. Colleen Wessel-McCoy shares with us the history of the December, 1967 announcement of the Poor People Campaign, as we approach the December 4, 2017 launch of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in Washington, D.C.

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