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 The book entitled “Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation” by Jennifer Harvey is published. June 29, 2018 In October 2017, the Centre for Reparations Research at the University of the West Indies (UWI) is officially launched with the first event a reparations symposium. June 28, 2018 In 1917, Marcus Garvey establishes a Universal Negro Improvement Association branch in the United States.