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The Jewish Week
Jews, Blacks Revisit Voter Drive As Election Nearsand voter impersonation. (Nonpartisan groups that have looked at voter fraud co
Jews, Blacks Revisit Voter Drive As Election Nears
The Jewish Week / Posted 4 hours ago
and voter impersonation. (Nonpartisan groups that have looked at voter fraud conclude that it is extremely rare.) Rev. William Barber II and NAACP President Cornell Brooks had asked the Reform movement to help protect “the right to vote this... Read more
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J Weekly
Reform group launches national voting rights campaignNitzavim to communities across the country and protect the right to vote this e
Reform group launches national voting rights campaign
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Nitzavim to communities across the country and protect the right to vote this election year. Mintz is joining the Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, and other NAACP and Religious Action Center members at the kickoff... Read more
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The News & Observer
Jewish group joins NAACP to register NC votersthe state in preparation for the November elections. RAC’s director, Rabbi Jon
Jewish group joins NAACP to register NC voters
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
the state in preparation for the November elections. RAC’s director, Rabbi JonahPesner, and state NAACP President Rev. William Barber II will help kick off the effort Thursday evening at Temple Beth Or on Creedmoor Road, where volunteers will... Read more
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The Forward
Reform Jews Join Blacks in Voting Rights Pushand 100 lawyers to help ensure all eligible voters have access to the ballot bo
Reform Jews Join Blacks in Voting Rights Push
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
and 100 lawyers to help ensure all eligible voters have access to the ballot box this November.” NAACP President Reverend William Barber II and NAACP activists will attend the Raleigh kickoff weekend in which the initiative’s volunteers will be... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
At First-Ever Fight for $15 Convention, Workers Adopt ‘Richmond Resolution,’ Vow to Champion $15, Union Rights Through 2016 Election Season and Beyondfast food and retail stood on stage together, underscoring their commitment to
At First-Ever Fight for $15 Convention, Workers Adopt ‘Richmond Resolution,’ Vow to Champion $15, Union Rights Through 2016 Election Season and Beyond
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
fast food and retail stood on stage together, underscoring their commitment to fight for $15 and union rights. The Rev. William Barber II, an architect of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina and founder of the social justice group... Read more
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Style Weekly
Fight for $15up Monument Avenue. Rev. Barber addressed to the crowd, saying "Now is the tim
Fight for $15
Style Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
up Monument Avenue. Rev. Barber addressed to the crowd, saying "Now is the time to rise up for $15." Keynote speaker Rev. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP. Workers from across the United States attended the National... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
More than 8,000 workers march down Monument Ave. for $15 minimum wage increaseSEIU International President Mary Kay Henry said. The group has gotten major s
More than 8,000 workers march down Monument Ave. for $15 minimum wage increase
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 10 days ago
SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry said. The group has gotten major support from civil right activists like Rev William Barber, the president of North Carolina’s NAACP. He spoke at the end of the march. "Fight for 15" Convention... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Mecklenburg to decide early-voting hours and locations Mondayfor fair, accessible and open early voting plans that ensure full and equal acc
Mecklenburg to decide early-voting hours and locations Monday
The Charlotte Post / Posted 10 days ago
for fair, accessible and open early voting plans that ensure full and equal access to the ballot this November,” President William Barber wrote constituents in an email Friday. A Republican-led panel in Guilford County, which includes Greensboro,... Read more
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Black Press USA
William Barber’s Prophetic Voice Demands Voting Rights and Justice for AllBy Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The headlines blared almost non
William Barber’s Prophetic Voice Demands Voting Rights and Justice for All
Black Press USA / Posted 12 days ago
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The headlines blared almost non-stop. “Rev. William Barber Rattles the Windows, Shakes the DNC Walls,” NBC News said. “The Rev. William Barber dropped the mic,” the Washington Post marveled. And,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Prominent pastor calls on Indy's faith leaders to step upINDIANAPOLIS -- The Rev. William Barber returned to his native Indianapolis Wed
Prominent pastor calls on Indy's faith leaders to step up
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Rev. William Barber returned to his native Indianapolis Wednesday to urge faith leaders to get more involved in the political process. Barber is a prominent Protestant minister and activist who currently serves as the president... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Decides What We Know?full citizenship rights for those who have paid their debt to society or the sh
Who Decides What We Know?
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
full citizenship rights for those who have paid their debt to society or the shooting of people who look like the Rev. Dr. William Barber and sound like Khizr Khan -- that dictates what leads our 24/7 news cycle -- and not an addicted audience... Read more
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Raw Story
Rev. William Barber accuses Gov. McCrory of blocking black voters like 60’s era George WallaceAppearing on MSNBC’s AMJoy, the Rev. William Barber tore into his home state’s
Rev. William Barber accuses Gov. McCrory of blocking black voters like 60’s era George Wallace
Raw Story / Posted 17 days ago
Appearing on MSNBC’s AMJoy, the Rev. William Barber tore into his home state’s Republicans for their attempts to disfranchise black voters by passing restrictive voter ID laws that were recently thrown out by a unanimous court panel. Barber, best... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
"I made it through breast cancer – I can make it through anything."had stage III breast cancer, I could say, ‘Okay, now what are we going to do ab
"I made it through breast cancer – I can make it through anything."
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
had stage III breast cancer, I could say, ‘Okay, now what are we going to do about it?’” Waldeck met breast cancer surgeon William Barber on July 14 of that year. She recalls writing in her journal the day she met him that he made her feel like a... Read more
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Black Press USA
Rev. Barber’s Speech at the DNC Was EverythingBy Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) The North Carolina NAACP Presi
Rev. Barber’s Speech at the DNC Was Everything
Black Press USA / Posted 20 days ago
By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) The North Carolina NAACP President, Rev. William Barber, tore it up and then threw down in a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention on July 28th. He called on those assembled to be a... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Dems’ response reminds us of usin the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice
Dems’ response reminds us of us
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
in the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice president, the first lady and the Rev. William Barber II, an organizer of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina. Even Hillary Clinton, whose oratorical... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump rattled by crying baby - Election Rewindhistoric nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention in Phil
Trump rattled by crying baby - Election Rewind
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
historic nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Rev. William Barber gave a fiery speech in support of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. The North... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Pitts: Dems' response reminds us of usin the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice
Pitts: Dems' response reminds us of us
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
in the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice president, the first lady and the Rev. William Barber II, an organizer of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina. Even Hillary Clinton, whose oratorical... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Leonard Pitts: Democrats' response reminds us of usin the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice
Leonard Pitts: Democrats' response reminds us of us
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 21 days ago
in the wake of powerful, conscience-calling speeches by the president, the vice president, the first lady and the Rev. William Barber II, an organizer of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina. Even Hillary Clinton, whose oratorical... Read more
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Salon.com
A dissenting opinion: Supreme Court is not a top priority in this electionelections. It was an ex post facto decision, not the invention of a new reality
A dissenting opinion: Supreme Court is not a top priority in this election
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
elections. It was an ex post facto decision, not the invention of a new reality. (I am with Rev. Martin Luther King, Dr. William Barber, the late Vincent Harding and many others here. Our nation’s dominant values and ideology are the underlying... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Sedgeford poultry site decision delayed for site visitlike the recent referendum”. He said he lived near a larger chicken facility an
Sedgeford poultry site decision delayed for site visit
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
like the recent referendum”. He said he lived near a larger chicken facility and had never found it a nuisance. Applicant William Barber said the environment agency had “strict criteria and strong powers”. He added he felt more chickens should be... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
RJC ad ridicules Democrats for anti-Israel tone at conventionIsrael’s security in her acceptance speech got mild applause – as opposed to th
RJC ad ridicules Democrats for anti-Israel tone at convention
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
Israel’s security in her acceptance speech got mild applause – as opposed to the outburst of cheers to the line – by Rev. William Barber II – “When we love the Jewish child and the Palestinian child … we are reviving the heart of our... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary’s big risk: The dangers of building too broad a coalitionone couldn’t help but notice how the tone and tenor of the event whipsawed back
Hillary’s big risk: The dangers of building too broad a coalition
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
one couldn’t help but notice how the tone and tenor of the event whipsawed back and forth. You had speakers like Rev. William Barber and Khizr Khan speaking to traditionally liberal themes like social justice and inclusivity. They shared the... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Tale of Two ConventionsPEOPLE!” That night, the Democrats told a love story. “We are reviving the hea
A Tale of Two Conventions
The New Yorker / Posted 23 days ago
PEOPLE!” That night, the Democrats told a love story. “We are reviving the heart of our democracy,” said the Reverend William Barber II, a North Carolina minister, while the people climbed to the rafters. “We must shock this nation with the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
NC Dems return home following historic conventionwant a better future for all of our people, all of our families.” Of course, i
NC Dems return home following historic convention
Kinston Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
want a better future for all of our people, all of our families.” Of course, it was North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber who wowed the crowd on the final day of the convention. “My friends, they tell me that when the heart is in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hillary Clinton rides a message of hope after a strong Democratic conventionpresidents (George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush) or even the party’s last two n
Hillary Clinton rides a message of hope after a strong Democratic convention
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
presidents (George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush) or even the party’s last two nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain. William Barber of North Carolina’s NAACP, organizer of the Moral Monday marches, offered a compelling speech, as did Marine... Read more
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The News & Observer
Understanding the origin of Charlotte’s ‘bathroom law,’ and how it led to HB2law,’ and how it led to HB2 John Chase of Durham, center, follows the chants o
Understanding the origin of Charlotte’s ‘bathroom law,’ and how it led to HB2
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
law,’ and how it led to HB2 John Chase of Durham, center, follows the chants of North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber during a rally in opposition of House Bill 2 in Raleigh, N.C. on Monday April 25, 2016. Robert... Read more
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Salon.com
Clinton’s DNC was a big win for normal people and normal politics — but in a country gone insane, that might be a problemcoalition: Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Muslim Marine, offering Trump his
Clinton’s DNC was a big win for normal people and normal politics — but in a country gone insane, that might be a problem
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
coalition: Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Muslim Marine, offering Trump his copy of the Constitution; the Rev. William Barber II, preaching the gospel of “Jesus, a brown-skinned Palestinian Jew.” There were also pathological outbreaks... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
A "Call to Action" after rejection of NC voter ID lawConference Call” Friday evening to celebrate the court’s decision and urge furt
A "Call to Action" after rejection of NC voter ID law
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 24 days ago
Conference Call” Friday evening to celebrate the court’s decision and urge further voter registration campaigns. Rev. William Barber II, president of the N.C. NAACP, led the “call to action” along with others from the organization. The call... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Darien News-Review / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
The New Canaan News / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
The New Canaan News / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
Darien News-Review / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The voters Clinton needs to win overisn't making race relations worse but creating the possibilities for people of
The voters Clinton needs to win over
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 25 days ago
isn't making race relations worse but creating the possibilities for people of good will to make them better." Rev. William Barber, the local activist and spokesman of North Carolina's "Moral Mondays" movement for racial and economic... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The voters Clinton needs to win overisn't making race relations worse but creating the possibilities for people of
The voters Clinton needs to win over
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 25 days ago
isn't making race relations worse but creating the possibilities for people of good will to make them better." Rev. William Barber, the local activist and spokesman of North Carolina's "Moral Mondays" movement for racial and economic... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Courts strike blows to GOP voter restricts in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts strike blows to GOP voter restricts in 3 states
The Record Searchlight / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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Boston Herald
4th US Circuit judges overturn North Carolina’s voter ID lawthe decision Friday. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate for president, t
4th US Circuit judges overturn North Carolina’s voter ID law
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
the decision Friday. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate for president, tweeted her support for the ruling. The Rev. William Barber II, fresh off of addressing the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, admonished lawmakers for... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 statesFile-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev.
Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states
Darien News-Review / Posted 25 days ago
File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that... Read more
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TribLIVE
Court blocks ‘discriminatory’ North Carolina voter ID lawvoting rights of voters of color,” said Allison Riggs, who served as the League
Court blocks ‘discriminatory’ North Carolina voter ID law
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
voting rights of voters of color,” said Allison Riggs, who served as the League of Women Voters' lead lawyer. The Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP, said the ruling was “a vindication of our constitutional and moral... Read more
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