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In the Prophetic Tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Rev. William Barber II Talks About the Fight for Justice & Against Militarism, Poverty & Discrimination
Rev. William Barber II, a preacher who described himself as the son of a preacher, pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, N.C., president of the North Carolina NAACP, a member of the organization's national board, chair of the NAACP's Legislative Political Action Committee and one of the primary organizers of Moral Mondays.
We have witnessed the power of moral fusion, or organizing across racial lines to build a coalition for progress in 21st-century America The months and years ahead will not be easy, but right here in North Carolina we have seen a Moral Movement that can overcome Trumps
extremism. Join the Moral Movement. Together,following the 2nd Reconstruction of the civil rights movement, we can look forward to a Third Reconstruction of racial justice and healing in America."
The Rev. William Barber, is one of the most important social justice leaders in the country today, who speaks in the moral tradition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cornel West and who talk to us about The Moral Foundation of Worker Rights.
Rev. Barber has been prominent on the national stage calling for racial and economic justice: for immigration reform; against police brutality; and for $15 and a union. He has been at the forefront of mighty rallies,
marches and engaged in civil disobedience in his home state of North Carolina in the battle against homophobia, the suppression and weakening of the African-American vote, attacks on Medicaid and reproductive rights and recently against the Republicans efforts to legislate a coup that would strip the incoming Democratic Governor of political power.
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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