Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for guaranteed income. Now experiments are taking place in his hometown and other cities around the country

Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for guaranteed income. Now experiments are taking place in his hometown and other cities around the country

Muhammad Yungai’s ‘We Shall Always March Ahead’ mural is displayed on the side of Privado Grooming Barbershop in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood.

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Legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., grew up and preached in the Old Fourth Ward of Atlanta.Soon, that neighborhood will also be the site of a new guaranteed income experiment named in his honor.The program is slated to provide more than $13 million in transfers over the next two years to 650 Black women in that neighborhood and other suburban and rural areas of Georgia.Its name — […]

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