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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Moral Monday pots & pans protest kicks off General Assembly short session

Posted By on Wed, May 14, 2014 at 1:53 PM

This morning, before the General Assembly opened for the short session at noon, about 100 Moral Monday protesters, many of them grandmothers, gathered in front of the legislative building on Jones Street for a press conference. Reverend William Barber, head of the NC NAACP spoke, as did Minister Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove of St. John's Missionary Baptist Church, and Bishop Darrin Moore of A.M.E. Zion church. "We are the sons and daughters of Fannie Lou Hammer. We are the legacy," Reverend Barber bellowed. "Next week we reclaim the General Assembly. It's our house. Whether we'll be arrested, that's up to them,...

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