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Poor People's Campaign

On May 29th, 1968, the Poor People’s Campaign arrived in Washington, DC. The campaign was established to broaden the civil rights movement to include disadvantaged people of all races. The main demonstration was held at the Mall in Washington D.C. where people camped out in tents called “Resurrection City.” 7,000 demonstrators made this tent city their home to bring attention to issues of poverty and injustice. - From Common Prayer

Earlier Event: May 25
Memoirs
Later Event: June 4
Tiananmen Square