Long March to DC

On Saturday, June 2nd, the Poor Peoples March on Washington DC will begin in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, the poorest District in Pennsylvania. This march will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign and Resurrection City erected in 1968 on the National Mall. The march will begin on June 2nd from the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia and end on June 12th at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. where we will be joined by the Homeless Marathon.

As put by Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) member, Galen Tyler: “We are this new and unsettling force that King spoke of in 1968.”

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