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William Barber Ii

  1. GOP Awards Its 2020 Convention to the Only City That Sorta Kinda Wanted ItMore than likely, the 2020 RNC will be a global and local protest magnet.
  2. The Return of the Poor People’s CampaignFifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. pivoted to fighting poverty and inequality, a new generation of activists seeks to take up his mantle.
  3. Trump Border Policies Uniting the Faithful — Against HimFrom religious progressives to Trump’s conservative Evangelical friends, the “zero tolerance” policy is under heavy theological attack.
  4. Poor People’s Campaign Begins With Protests and ArrestsIn a revival of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy project that brought protestors to Washington in 1968, the protests will continue for 40 days.
  5. Who Represents MLK’s Legacy Today?Barack Obama was an heir to King’s political legacy, but it’s clear now that he didn’t occupy the Promised Land of equality, either.
  6. DI Politics Chat: What Do We Forget About MLK?Four Daily Intelligencer staffers discuss the mission and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and what gets left out of the public memory of him.
  7. William Barber II and the MLK Legacy of Church-Based ActivismThe North Carolina–based founder of Moral Mondays is a prophetic voice for progressive politics in the MLK mold.
  8. 10 Reasons for Liberals to Be Thankful This YearYes, the Trump nightmare continues, but there are growing signs of morning light.
  9. 500 Years After the Reformation Began, Christians Still DividedThe big dividing line among Christians today isn’t between Catholics and Protestants, but between liberals and conservatives in all faith traditions.