US museum launches 'Poor People's Campaign' exhibition

A museum in Washington, DC has dedicated an exhibition to an iconic human rights movement sparked by Martin Luther King 50 years ago.

    A museum in Washington, DC has dedicated an exhibition to an iconic human rights movement sparked by Martin Luther King 50 years ago. The "Poor People's Campaign" demanded economic justice for working-class Americans. It ended in a six-week demonstration in the US capital, where thousands of protesters set up a shantytown known as "Resurrection City".

    Al Jazeera spoke to the curator of the National Museum of American History, Aaron Bryant.


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