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Mourning King: The Civil Rights Movement and the Fight for Economic Justice

Mourning King: The Civil Rights Movement and the Fight for Economic Justice Nicolas Lampert’s “A Moral Revolution of Values” contribution to the Poor People’s Campaign Portfolio by Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, 2018. justseeds.org 766357 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796018766357New Labor ForumSchiller research-article2018 After the Deluge: 1968 in Retrospect New Labor Forum 2018, Vol. 27(2) 12–20 Mourning King: The Civil Rights Copyright © 2018, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: Movement and the Fight for sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav https://doi.org/10.1177/1095796018766357 DOI: 10.1177/1095796018766357 Economic Justice journals.sagepub.com/home/nlf Reuel Schiller Keywords liberalism, politics, poverty, racism, social welfare It is impossible to contemplate the fiftieth anni- People’s March. He hoped the March would versary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassina- replicate the success of 1963’s March for Jobs tion without hearing a whispered “if only.” and Freedom that brought a quarter million peo- King, after all, was murdered just as he sought ple to the nation’s capital in advance of to expand the Civil Rights Movement’s agenda Congress’ consideration of the Civil Rights Act to include an explicit focus on promoting mul- of 1964. King was adamant about bringing a tiracial economic justice, a cause that has met racially diverse group of impoverished with little success in the intervening years. If Americans to Washington. They would be a sec- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Labor Forum SAGE

Mourning King: The Civil Rights Movement and the Fight for Economic Justice

New Labor Forum , Volume 27 (2): 9 – May 1, 2018

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Nicolas Lampert’s “A Moral Revolution of Values” contribution to the Poor People’s Campaign Portfolio by Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, 2018. justseeds.org 766357 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796018766357New Labor ForumSchiller research-article2018 After the Deluge: 1968 in Retrospect New Labor Forum 2018, Vol. 27(2) 12–20 Mourning King: The Civil Rights Copyright © 2018, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: Movement and the Fight for sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav https://doi.org/10.1177/1095796018766357 DOI: 10.1177/1095796018766357 Economic Justice journals.sagepub.com/home/nlf Reuel Schiller Keywords liberalism, politics, poverty, racism, social welfare It is impossible to contemplate the fiftieth anni- People’s March. He hoped the March would versary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassina- replicate the success of 1963’s March for Jobs tion without hearing a whispered “if only.” and Freedom that brought a quarter million peo- King, after all, was murdered just as he sought ple to the nation’s capital in advance of to expand the Civil Rights Movement’s agenda Congress’ consideration of the Civil Rights Act to include an explicit focus on promoting mul- of 1964. King was adamant about bringing a tiracial economic justice, a cause that has met racially diverse group of impoverished with little success in the intervening years. If Americans to Washington. They would be a sec-

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Published: May 1, 2018

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