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 United Nations World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in June 1993, the December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS) calls for a World Conference Against Racism. June 29, 2018 In May 1968, nine major caravans of poor people gather and prepare to converge on Washington, D.C. in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967). June 29, 2018 On May 14, 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (compare timeline entry for December 4, 1967) launches a 40-day moral fusion campaign of direct nonviolent action in Washington, D.C. and 30-plus US States.