Former Head Of NAACP Links OWS To MLK.
Posted on December 14, 2011 at 3:38 PM EST
A prominent coalition of African American pastors have teamed up with leaders of the Occupy Wall Street movement to launch a new series of actions that they consider part of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.â€™s unfinished legacy.
â€śIf Dr. King were alive today, he would be part of Occupy Wall Street,â€ť said the Rev. Ben Chavis, the former head of the NAACP, said during a news conference at the National Press Club in Northwest Washington.
The Rev. Jamal Bryant, a nationally known televangelist and pastor of Baltimoreâ€™s Empowerment Temple Church, said pastors are starting the Occupy the Dream movement, with events starting in January.
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