'Amazing Grace' and Poor People's Campaign Embark On Voter Registration Tour
The Aretha Franklin-focused documentary will screen for free in 22 states ahead of the general election.
Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur 'Genius' Awards
The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.
Poor People's Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill
The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.
Faith Leaders Revive MLK's 'Poor People's Campaign' 50 Years Later
Faith leaders around the country are recreating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s mass mobilization of working-class people.
READ: Rev. William Barber on Why He Was Arrested in the Fight for 15 Actions
“I was arrested this week because it’s wrong for the richest nation in the history of the world to pay half its African-American workers and 60 percent of its Latino workers less than $15 an hour.”
North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit to Stop State Voter Suppression
An emergency hearing will take place in federal court tomorrow.
Happening Now: Thousands Protesting at State Capitols Across Nation
The 31 coordinated actions are in support of a faith- and morality-based social justice movement.
Supreme Court Says No to North Carolina's Racist Voting Law
An appeals court ruled last month that the law “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.”
Court: North Carolina Voter ID Laws Targeted Blacks With 'Almost Surgical Precision'
The appeals court decision repeals provisions put in place under the guise of reducing voter fraud.
ICYMI: William Barber, Khizr Khan Deliver Rousing DNC Speeches
The Christian theologian and the father of a killed Muslim-American solider uplifted their respective communities’ concerns during well-received speeches last night in Philadelphia.
Ruby Bridges, Melissa Harris-Perry Talk Faith and Social Justice at #DemsInPhilly Event
The school desegregation icon joined faith leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about racism, oppression, theology and social movements in Philadelphia today.
Judge Upholds North Carolina Voter ID Laws
Critics say the provisions will keep people of color away from the polls.
Meet the Preacher Behind "Moral Mondays" in NC
Rev William Barber is inspiring a lot of people
'Moral March' in North Carolina Draws Thousands
The Moral March in N. Carolina this weekend touched hearts and nerves, with tens of thousands showing up for justice.