RALEIGH: NAACP-led rally to build on NC 'Moral Mondays' - WNCT

NAACP-led rally to build on NC 'Moral Mondays'

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Democrats controlled the General Assembly and lived in the Executive Mansion the first time the Rev. William Barber and fellow advocates rallied outside in the dead of winter demanding change.

Saturday morning's march in downtown Raleigh is clearly targeting Republican policies approved by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory. The movement led by the state chapter of the NAACP has never been more aggressive than in the past year fighting the GOP at "Moral Monday" rallies.

Barber says the first "people's agenda" march in 2007 and others following prove they will call out injustice to whoever's in charge.

State Republican Party Chairman Claude Pope said Friday that Barber has become the de facto head of the Democratic Party.

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