The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) hosts some 80 representatives in Atlanta, Georgia at the so-called Minority Group Conference in preparation for the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967). June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Poor_People%27s_Campaign Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 The African regional preparatory conference for the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) is held in Dakar, Senegal (Jan. 22-24, 2001). Again, the US sends a delegation to the African regional preparatory conference, reportedly to try to ensure that the preparatory conference does not come out with a strong declaration on reparations and crimes against humanity. June 29, 2018 Following the conclusion, on September 8, 2001, of the UN World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) in Durban, South Africa, the WEO Group sought to have language eliminated or changed, delaying for nearly four months the issuance of the Durban Final Declaration and Programme of Action. June 29, 2018 On May 21, 1968, a tent city known as Resurrection City” is set up in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967), lasting for six weeks.