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EXCLUSIVE: REV. BARBER RESPONDS TO APPEAL FOR HIM TO STAY UNTIL OCTOBER

BY  CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL After seeing the heartfelt appeal that he stay on until October, Rev. Barber said he respects the sixteen activists who signed it, and is giving their request serious thought. Indeed, Barber said he is praying about it. He continued that while he did announce in May that he would be stepping down this month, he has not put anything in writing yet. He said there ar ...

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NC NAACP PRESIDENT BARBER LEAVES IN JUNE TO JOIN NAT’L POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN

Barber has been president of the North Carolina chapter, the largest in the South, since 2005. He led the once troubled conference into national prominence with weekly Moral Monday demonstrations at the North Carolina state legislature since 2013, and challenging the state on controversial cases of alleged racial injustice. ...

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