Rev. William Barber

North Carolina’s state NAACP president William Barber has filed a discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines. Barber, the founder of North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” civil rights protests burst onto the national scene after his rousing speech at this summer’s Democratic National Convention, claims that “this differential treatment was based on race”. According to the lawsuit filed […]

Protesters in Durham were arrested yesterday. The protesters were blocking North Roxboro Street in Durham while demanding a minimum wage increase to $15 per hour. NAACP President, Rev. William Barber, was also arrested.         Follow Karen Clark on Social Media Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

  11/28/16- Roland Martin talks to Rev. William Barber, NAACP North Carolina conference chair, about the newest issues that North Carolina is facing against the Republicans. “What these people are doing is incredibly cynical and wrong. They filed bogus complains claiming voting fraud. The did that to slow down the canvasing process. Now the Governor […]

Watch highlights from Roland Martin and NewsOne Now's unprecedented six hours of election night coverage on TV One.

Rev. William Barber spoke with Roland Martin about the massive effort to drive African-Americans to the polls to take part in early voting and cast their ballots on Election Day.

Rev. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the latest voting issues in the state. “It’s going great in one sense. The lines are long. The Republican Board of Elections have decreased the number of early voting sites. We have maybe one or two. We’re challenging […]

Harry Belafonte's 'Many Rivers to Cross' Festival fused music, arts, culture and the call for social justice into one unique event.

  9/28/16- Roland Martin talks to Rev. William Barber, head of the North Carolina NAACP, to talk about the importance of voting and why it’s known as the 21st Century Alabama. “We have 111 AA HBCUs in North Carolina. We’ve won and fought them and beat them on voters suppression. When somebody tries to take […]

Rev. William Barber and his co-author, Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss their new book, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement.

Charlotteans were among the estimated 1,500 people who descended upon the General Assembly on Monday to protest impending legislation by the state legislature. Monday’s turn…

VIA: WRAL.COM A civil rights group staging a non-violent protest brought the Wake County school board meeting to a halt Tuesday afternoon when it took over the board’s meeting room, standing together with interlocked arms and singing “We Shall Overcome.” “Today, we register our legitimate discontent … We are willing to break a lesser law […]