Poor Peoples’ Campaign Launched from Baltimore

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Poor Peoples’ Campaign Launched from Baltimore

Despite an overcast sky, interspersed with occasional rain showers, social justice advocates joined together in solidarity on Saturday morning, May 11 around 10 AM in Baltimore, Maryland, to launch the “Poor Peoples Campaign.” The plan was for the activists, numbering in the hundreds, to rally at the East Baltimore site (Biddle St. and Montford Ave.) and then march out of the city along Route 1 (Washington Blvd.), untill they reached, later that day - College Park, Maryland. Then they stayed overnight in that general area and the next day, Sunday, May 12, paraded into Washington, D.C.