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Thousands Join Poor People's March Outside RNC
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 :Outside the Xcel Energy Center, thousands of people filled the streets of St. Paul for a rally and march organized by the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign. Rick Rowley of Big Noise Films reports.
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 :One day after the historic Poor People's March in St. Paul, we speak to the group's national organizer, Cheri Honkala. She's a longtime organizer and director of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union in Philadelphia. [includes rush transcript]
Cheri Honkala, National Organizer with the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and executive director of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union. She grew up in Minneapolis and is based in Philadelphia.LISTEN ONLINE