In our new report, “Still A Dream,” we note progress—alongside some humbling findings about how far we have to go.
Sixty years after Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, our racial economic divide is vast as ever. But it can still be closed — and quickly.
On MLK Day this year, it’s worth remembering not just King’s sharp diagnosis of American society’s ills, but also his prescription for transformative social change.
King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
King’s “Testament of Hope” sounds as relevant today as the day it was published.
King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country’s deep divides. Here’s where public scholarship plays a role.
Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful.
Ninety years out from Dr. King’s birth, the typical white family had 41 times more wealth than the typical Black family
To fulfill Dr. King’s dream we must drop the fantasy of a post-racial America and get real.
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
A new report uses facts, figures, and faces to make the case for the revival of the Poor People’s Campaign.
Come to the 49th Anniversary Celebration that examines progress on racial justice since Dr. King’s ‘Mountaintop’ speech.
Come out to hear about the inspiration, vision and strategy for the Campaign drawing on the history and unfinished work of 1968.
The racial wealth divide today has not decreased since James Baldwin died in 1987.
Dr. King left us a radical vision. Join IPS and a community of scholars and activists to reclaim this vision, our history and our future, part of the Institute for Policy Studies’s Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month series!