A Moral Movement of the Poor

A Moral Movement of the Poor

Posted on Feb 16, 2015

By Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis “For if they do this when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?” I celebrated Valentine’s Day (and 16th anniversary with my husband, Chris) alongside more than 50,000 other justice-seekers at the Historic Thousands on Jones Street’s Moral March in Raleigh, North Carolina last week. The […]

STAND with Dignity

STAND with Dignity

Posted on Feb 5, 2015

By John Wessel-McCoy “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” – Ephesians 6:12 (NIV) “The history of Louisiana, from 1870 to 1876, reads like a Chinese puzzle to those who forget the great forces […]

A Truth Commission Begins in Bayou La Batre, Alabama

A Truth Commission Begins in Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Posted on Jan 5, 2015

On November 7-8, 2014 our Gulf Coast Poor People’s Campaign team visited Bayou La Batre to hear from community and religious leaders about their struggles. We give thanks to Zack Carter, organizer for Alabama Multi-Cultural Fisher and Seafood Worker-Owned Cooperative, for all of his hard work in organizing our visit and his proven dedication to […]