THIS DAY IN HISTORY June 23, 1968: The Poor People’s Campaign Ended

Ralph Abernathy, Mel Thom and others on the Ministers’ March. In the NMAAHC exhibit, © Laura Jones

On June 23, 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival convened at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C. for a Rally to Fight Poverty Not the Poor, after 40 days of peaceful protests and actions.

For more information on the 2018 Rally and the Poor People’s Campaign.

For photos of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign.

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