Rev. Dr. William Barber

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'Amazing Grace' and Poor People's Campaign Embark On Voter Registration Tour

The Aretha Franklin-focused documentary will screen for free in 22 states ahead of the general election.

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Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur 'Genius' Awards

The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.

People outside, standing in grass, holding white, black and red sign that reads, "Somebody's hurting our people, we won't be silent anymore."

Poor People's Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill

The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

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Faith Leaders Revive MLK's 'Poor People's Campaign' 50 Years Later

Faith leaders around the country are recreating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s mass mobilization of working-class people.

READ: Rev. William Barber on Why He Was Arrested in the Fight for 15 Actions

“I was arrested this week because it’s wrong for the richest nation in the history of the world to pay half its African-American workers and 60 percent of its Latino workers less than $15 an hour.”

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North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit to Stop State Voter Suppression

An emergency hearing will take place in federal court tomorrow. 

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Happening Now: Thousands Protesting at State Capitols Across Nation

The 31 coordinated actions are in support of a faith- and morality-based social justice movement.

A poster outlines North Carolina voter identification requirements, people stand in line at the polls

Supreme Court Says No to North Carolina's Racist Voting Law

An appeals court ruled last month that the law “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.”

Court: North Carolina Voter ID Laws Targeted Blacks With 'Almost Surgical Precision'

The appeals court decision repeals provisions put in place under the guise of reducing voter fraud.

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ICYMI: William Barber, Khizr Khan Deliver Rousing DNC Speeches

The Christian theologian and the father of a killed Muslim-American solider uplifted their respective communities’ concerns during well-received speeches last night in Philadelphia.

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Ruby Bridges, Melissa Harris-Perry Talk Faith and Social Justice at #DemsInPhilly Event

The school desegregation icon joined faith leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about racism, oppression, theology and social movements in Philadelphia today. 

Judge Upholds North Carolina Voter ID Laws

Critics say the provisions will keep people of color away from the polls.

Meet the Preacher Behind "Moral Mondays" in NC

Rev William Barber is inspiring a lot of people

'Moral March' in North Carolina Draws Thousands

The Moral March in N. Carolina this weekend touched hearts and nerves, with tens of thousands showing up for justice.