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The Rev. William Barber II Arrested The Same Day He's Awarded MacArthur Genius Grant


https://www.yahoo.com/news/progressive-pastor-arrested-same-day-215906236.html
...The Rev. William J. Barber II, a 55-year-old North Carolina pastor, was arrested on Thursday outside McDonald’s Chicago headquarters, according to The Raleigh News & Observer. He was protesting alongside fast-food workers who are fighting to raise the minimum wage and secure union rights.



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The Rev. William Barber II speaks out against North Carolina's "bathroom law," which kept trans people from using the bathroom of their choice, outside the state legislature in Raleigh, North Carolina, in May 2016. The law was repealed in 2017. (Jonathan Drake / Reuters)







 

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