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We Need a Moral Revival: Rev. Dr. Barber’s Prophetic Speech

We Need a Moral Revival: Rev. Dr. Barber’s Prophetic Speech

Reverend Barber speaks at a podium

Describing Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II’s speech at URJ Biennial 2017 in one word is easy: prophetic. Rev. Dr. Barber, who has been called “today’s strongest contender for [Dr. Martin Luther] King’s mantle” by the New York Times, gave a powerful, inspirational, and compelling speech. Don’t believe me? Here’s what some attendees said: 

You can watch his speech for yourself, and visit the Poor People's Campaign to find out how you can get involved in Reverend Barber’s work to bring about a Moral Revival.

Marissa Solomon is the digital communications producer for the Union for Reform Judaism. Based in New York, she is originally from Ann Arbor, MI, and has a degree in public policy from the University of Michigan.

Marissa Solomon

Published: 12/07/2017

Categories: Social Justice, Reform Judaism
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