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A Leader in the war on poverty opens a new front: Pollution

A pastor is resurrecting the Poor People’s Campaign, a movement started by Martin Luther King Jr. He sees the climate and environment as issues on par with poverty and racism.

Credit: Travis Dove for The New York Times
The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C. He says “ecological devastation” is a major concern for the nation’s poor.


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