VIDEO: Poor People’s Campaign Calls for Voter Mobilization to Transform Politics

By Billy Ball

February 10, 2024

WATCH: If poor and working-class people voted more often, politics would change for the better.

That was the message Monday from civil rights leader William Barber II and the Poor People’s Campaign, a national economic justice group originally led by Martin Luther King Jr. The organization’s leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., Monday to talk about their 2024 plan to focus on mobilizing poorer voters that tend to stay out of elections.


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  • Billy Ball

    Billy Ball is Cardinal & Pine's senior community editor. He’s covered local, state and national politics, government, education, criminal justice, the environment and immigration in North Carolina for almost two decades, winning state, regional and national awards for his reporting and commentary.



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