Stories tagged: "William Barber II"


North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham answers questions following a televised debate during his 2010 run for the US Senate. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Cal Cunningham: Thom Tillis ‘Stained’ NC With Reforms Targeting Black Voters When He Was NC Speaker

Cal Cunningham, who’s running against Tillis, focused on voting and police reform in a town hall with civil rights icon William Barber II.

In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, Rev. William Barber speaks at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. in this 2015 file photo. With NC being the first state to send out mail-in ballots, Barber is urging North Carolinians to vote. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘For God’s Sake, Vote’: NC, First State in the Nation to Send Absentee Ballots, Preps for 2020 Election

As NC prepares for an Election Day like no other, officials say the system—and the US Postal Service—is ready for flood of absentee ballots.

NC is ready for a flood of absentee ballots, state officials say. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘For God’s Sake, Vote’: NC, First State in the Nation to Send Absentee Ballots, Preps for 2020 Election

As NC prepares for an Election Day like no other, officials say the system—and the US Postal Service—is ready for flood of absentee ballots.

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Pay Attention to the Poor, New Study Says. They Could Decide November’s Election.

Poor People's Campaign details potential of lower-income voters for presidential, US Senate races in NC and beyond.

In this April 2, 2018 file photo,  Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, center, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, left, co-chairs of the Poor People's Campaign, speak at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. Barber led a town hall on the US Senate race Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
‘Morally Indefensible’: Rev. William Barber Slams GOP Reluctance on More Coronavirus Aid

William Barber led a telethon-like ‘virtual march’ Monday, demanding more federal coronavirus aid from Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell.

In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, Rev. William Barber speaks at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. in this 2015 file photo. With NC being the first state to send out mail-in ballots, Barber is urging North Carolinians to vote. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘Your Time Has Finally Come.’ After George Floyd, Rev. Barber Says Time For Change Is Now

After George Floyd's killing, Rev Barber led a three-hour virtual march Saturday calling for reforms to the economy, criminal justice, and voting.