Monday October 25, 2021
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Poor People's Movements

Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/04
“Fund human needs, not corporate greed! What side do you stand on?
Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 2/04/04
Braving one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, low-income people converged on the state capitol, Feb 2, to demand that lawmakers undo the cuts to...
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 9/27/03
A team of Welfare Rights Committee members marched up with the ladder and put it against the iron gate of the Minnesota governor’s mansion, Sept. 24.
Stephanie Weiner | Benton Harbor, MI | 7/01/03
On June 17, the African American community of this southern Michigan city rebelled against police terror. Police chased down, without justification, a 28-...
Adam Price | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/03
In 1967, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. described the economic plight of African Americans: “Let us take a look at the size of the problem through...
Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/03
Minnesota's poor are going on the offensive against budget cuts and welfare cut-offs.
Naomi Nakamura | United States | 1/01/03
In 1967, exactly one year before Dr. King was assassinated, he made an impassioned plea to stop the War in Vietnam. “Somehow this madness must cease. We...
Naomi Nakamura | United States | 1/01/03
The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been a national holiday for the last twenty years. It is a time to remember his life, to reflect on the...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 12/11/02
The Welfare Rights Committee and community supporters went to Governor Ventura's office, Nov. 21, to picket and demand that the he stop the scheduled...
Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 10/01/02
"Not one dime in cuts to poor and working people! Make the rich pay for the budget crisis!" is the rallying cry of Minnesota's low-income...
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