In February 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announces specific demands: $30 billion for antipoverty, full employment, guaranteed income, and the annual construction of 500,000 affordable residences. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://nowcrj.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/King-Speech-Excerpts-1968-03-18-FINAL.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poor_People%27s_Campaign Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 At the first preparatory conference for the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR), the WEO Group, that is, Western European and Others (United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand), led by the US, takes the position that compensatory relief (i.e., reparations) should not be discussed at WCAR. June 29, 2018 In March 2016, Charlottesville City Council members Wes Bellamy and Kristin Szakos call for removal of the Robert E. Lee statue and renaming the Lee Park. June 29, 2018 In 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is established. The secretariat headquarters is in Georgetown, Guyana. As of 2018, CARICOM has 15 full members, 5 associate members, and 8 observers.