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Meet the Preacher Behind Moral Mondays

posted on April 18, 2014

At Mother Jones, Lisa Rab profiles Reverend William Barber II, the founder of the “Moral Monday” movement. What began as a modest protest against North Carolina Republicans who wanted to enact stricter election laws, block Medicaid expansion, and cut unemployment benefits has now turned into weekly demonstrations across the South. During one Moral Monday in February, Barber said, “Make no mistake—this is no mere hyperventilation or partisan pouting. This is a fight for the future and soul of our state.”

Read at Mother Jones