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The News & Observer
Investment group may buy rural hospital, says Belhaven mayorof Justice. O’Neal convinced the legislature to allow the hospital to reopen wi
Investment group may buy rural hospital, says Belhaven mayor
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
of Justice. O’Neal convinced the legislature to allow the hospital to reopen without a new certificate of need. The Rev. William Barber II, head of the state NAACP, spoke to the hospital supporters’ perseverance. “They thought Belhaven was going... Read more
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The News & Observer
Batman gives cops help with recruiting videoin opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with peo
Batman gives cops help with recruiting video
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
in opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with people with substance abuse problems. Rev. William Barber II, state president of the NAACP, calls for the Department of Justice to conduct a full investigation into... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The fire next timethe racial traumas of its past. Altogether 17 states will have new rules in pl
The fire next time
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
the racial traumas of its past. Altogether 17 states will have new rules in place for this presidential election. Reverend William Barber, a civil-rights activist who is leading the fight against North Carolina’s changes (among the most sweeping),... Read more
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The News & Observer
Mother talks about golf cart arrest at Bald Head Islandin opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with peo
Mother talks about golf cart arrest at Bald Head Island
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
in opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with people with substance abuse problems. Rev. William Barber II, state president of the NAACP, calls for the Department of Justice to conduct a full investigation into... Read more
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The News & Observer
Mom arrested for allowing son to drive golf cart at Bald Headin opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with peo
Mom arrested for allowing son to drive golf cart at Bald Head
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
in opioid abuse spurs Nashville, NC police to change the way they deal with people with substance abuse problems. Rev. William Barber II, state president of the NAACP, calls for the Department of Justice to conduct a full investigation into... Read more
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The News & Observer
An appeal to black voters in face of HB2 fear, trickerysubjected to a repeated rhythm of fear and drawn into the battle of sexual choi
An appeal to black voters in face of HB2 fear, trickery
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
subjected to a repeated rhythm of fear and drawn into the battle of sexual choice with the introduction of HB2, which Dr. William Barber of the NAACP calls a Trojan horse. But the issue is a smokescreen to divert attention away from the real... Read more
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The Huffington Post
LGBT Activists Arrested During North Carolina Bathroom Law Protesta meeting with a legislative leader. They were just a small part of a larger g
LGBT Activists Arrested During North Carolina Bathroom Law Protest
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
a meeting with a legislative leader. They were just a small part of a larger group of hundreds of people -- lead by Rev. William Barber of the NAACP -- who were protesting the highly controversial law. Check out the video above to learn more... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
How the politics behind the bathroom wars hark back to old race-baiting20 years ago that I was born a racist, and as part of my repentance, I came und
How the politics behind the bathroom wars hark back to old race-baiting
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
20 years ago that I was born a racist, and as part of my repentance, I came under the spiritual tutelage of the Rev. William Barber II. Barber, who now leads North Carolina's NAACP, has been clear since House Bill 2 passed in March that this... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ben & Jerry's takes their political fight to North Carolina with new ice cream flavor 'Empower Mint'by the Supreme Court in 2013. Ben & Jerry’s launched Empower Mint in Durham, N
Ben & Jerry's takes their political fight to North Carolina with new ice cream flavor 'Empower Mint'
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
by the Supreme Court in 2013. Ben & Jerry’s launched Empower Mint in Durham, North Carolina on Tuesday alongside Reverend William Barber from the NAACP. —Photo courtesy of Ben & Jerry's The 2013 decision aided a wave of states, including North... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Latest News from the Privatization Sector by Diane Ravitchenterprise that excludes the very students, teachers, and communities that rely
The Latest News from the Privatization Sector by Diane Ravitch
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
enterprise that excludes the very students, teachers, and communities that rely on the public schools to help as the Rev. William Barber would say "create the public." Specifically, the last five year period in North Carolina has been a... Read more
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Breitbart
Ben & Jerry’s Flavor ‘Empower Mint’ to Help NAACP Fight ‘Voter Suppression’NAACP’s campaign to repeal the state’s voter ID law. Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfie
Ben & Jerry’s Flavor ‘Empower Mint’ to Help NAACP Fight ‘Voter Suppression’
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
NAACP’s campaign to repeal the state’s voter ID law. Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield and North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber kicked off a voter registration drive at North Carolina Central University in Durham on Tuesday to help... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What's fudge got to do with voting rights?-- last month the pair were arrested in Washington, D.C., during a voting right
What's fudge got to do with voting rights?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
-- last month the pair were arrested in Washington, D.C., during a voting rights event. North Carolina's own Rev. William Barber, leader of the Moral Mondays movement, was also arrested. And Greenfield has an old connection to the Tar Heel... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NC NAACP and Ben & Jerry's hold voting rights rally to reveal new ice cream flavorWilliam J. Barber, II. Ben & Jerry's has recently launched a campaign called '
NC NAACP and Ben & Jerry's hold voting rights rally to reveal new ice cream flavor
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
William J. Barber, II. Ben & Jerry's has recently launched a campaign called 'Democracy Is In Your Hands.' NC NAACP's Dr. William Barber says Ben and Jerry's have come to North Carolina because "they recognize that this is the epicenter for voting... Read more
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The News & Observer
Moral Monday rally against HB2 brings 11 arreststhe Legislative Building on Monday and the 11 arrests inside were part of a tra
Moral Monday rally against HB2 brings 11 arrests
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
the Legislative Building on Monday and the 11 arrests inside were part of a tradition started three years ago by the Rev. William Barber, head of the state NAACP and architect of a protest movement that has attracted international media... Read more
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The News & Observer
What it means to be transgender: Answers to 5 key questionschromosomes that match genitalia John Chase of Durham, center, follows the cha
What it means to be transgender: Answers to 5 key questions
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
chromosomes that match genitalia 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 on April 25. Robert... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
N.C. bathroom law's lesser-known provisions raise activists' concernbathrooms. It's about whether or not you can codify hate and discrimination int
N.C. bathroom law's lesser-known provisions raise activists' concern
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
bathrooms. It's about whether or not you can codify hate and discrimination into the laws of the state," said the Rev. William Barber II, who leads the North Carolina NAACP and is also fighting the state over its voter-identification... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ben&Jerry to NC for voting rights campaigna campaign to expand voting rights and get money out of politics. Ben Cohen an
Ben&Jerry to NC for voting rights campaign
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
a campaign to expand voting rights and get money out of politics. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield will appear with the Rev. William Barber, state NAACP president. Ben & Jerry’s will introduce a new ice cream flavor to support the campaign. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fight to reopen hospital continues in Belhavenwilling to lie down in front of the bulldozers.” O’Neal held a press conferenc
Fight to reopen hospital continues in Belhaven
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
willing to lie down in front of the bulldozers.” O’Neal held a press conference at the site on Saturday with the Rev. William Barber, president of the N.C. chapter of the NAACP. Barber’s group and the Town of Belhaven filed a lawsuit over the... Read more
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The News & Observer
How HB2 endangers rights of most vulnerable in NCdevelopmental disabilities out of the closet She spoke to politicians and walk
How HB2 endangers rights of most vulnerable in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
developmental disabilities out of the closet She spoke to politicians and walked the halls of the building that the Rev. William Barber calls “the people’s house” Services eventually were developed for my brother and others, including what is... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Feds: North Carolina's LGBT law violates civil rightsand protected in this world does not infringe on anyone else's right to the sam
Feds: North Carolina's LGBT law violates civil rights
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 25 days ago
and protected in this world does not infringe on anyone else's right to the same." The head of the state NAACP, the Rev. William Barber, called the law "Hate Bill 2." He said it affects the poor and minorities as well as the LGBT community,... Read more
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CBS News
Feds: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsand protected in this world does not infringe on anyone else's right to the sam
Feds: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
and protected in this world does not infringe on anyone else's right to the same." The head of the state NAACP, the Rev. William Barber, called the law "Hate Bill 2." He said it affects the poor and minorities as well as the LGBT community,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racismand white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street Unite
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racism
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
and white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street United Methodist Church along with the Rev. William Barber, founder of the "Moral Monday" and president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. The discussion will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racismand white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street Unite
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racism
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
and white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street United Methodist Church along with the Rev. William Barber, founder of the "Moral Monday" and president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. The discussion will... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racismand white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street Unite
Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racism
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
and white privilege. Wallis will speak Tuesday evening at Edenton Street United Methodist Church along with the Rev. William Barber, founder of the "Moral Monday" and president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. The discussion will... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospitalattorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday,
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospital
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
attorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday, North Carolina NAACP President the Rev. William Barber said a federal complaint will be filed Monday with the U.S. Justice Department. He said the complaint will... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospitalattorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday,
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospital
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
attorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday, North Carolina NAACP President the Rev. William Barber said a federal complaint will be filed Monday with the U.S. Justice Department. He says the complaint will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospitalattorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday,
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospital
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
attorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday, North Carolina NAACP President the Rev. William Barber said a federal complaint will be filed Monday with the U.S. Justice Department. He says the complaint will... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospitalattorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday,
'Resurrection Tent' set up to watch closed Belhaven hospital
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
attorneys said last month that those claims weren't true. At a rally Saturday, North Carolina NAACP President the Rev. William Barber said a federal complaint will be filed Monday with the U.S. Justice Department. He says the complaint will... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Republicans embrace pro-HB2 religious groups; Democrats distant from NAACP’s BarberDemocrats distant from NAACP’s Barber GOP lawmakers join conservative Christia
NC Republicans embrace pro-HB2 religious groups; Democrats distant from NAACP’s Barber
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
Democrats distant from NAACP’s Barber GOP lawmakers join conservative Christian rally on Monday and invoke God Rev. William Barber, on the other hand, rarely appears with Democratic politicians North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William... Read more
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The News & Observer
PolitiFact NC looks at how many people support a ‘living wage’how many people support a ‘living wage’ ‘Living wage’ is a precise term, and i
PolitiFact NC looks at how many people support a ‘living wage’
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
how many people support a ‘living wage’ ‘Living wage’ is a precise term, and it’s $10.53 an hour in North Carolina Rev. William Barber of the NAACP said 80 percent in NC support raising the minimum wage to a living wage Support is high, but the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Newton’s ‘straight’ talk offers chance for honest NC conversationso that they might know: “We are not victims. We have voices. We are not nothin
Newton’s ‘straight’ talk offers chance for honest NC conversation
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
so that they might know: “We are not victims. We have voices. We are not nothing. We are North Carolina.” The Rev. Dr. William Barber also reminded us Monday that we cannot fight in our silos. As an LGBTQ community, we can admit we came to the... Read more

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