Rev. Barber Calls for a New Reconstruction in America through Grassroots Activism For Racial and Economic Justice - 27:14
Rev. Dr. William Barber is the President of the North Carolina NAACP, and leader of Moral Mondays Movement whose effectiveness of organization has lifted him into the ranks of national civil rights leadership. He is helping transform the political landscape of North Carolina and sparking progressive grassroots activism in other states as well calling this nation to justice, equality and compassion.
“‘We’ is the most important word in the social justice vocabulary. The issue is not what we can’t do, but what we Can do when we stand together. With an upsurge in racism/hate crimes, criminalization of young Black and Brown males, and insensitivity to the poor, we must Stand together now like never before,” says the Rev. William Barber, leader of the nationally-recognized North Carolina Moral Mondays movement. “The problems we are dealing with are not going to be solved until there is a radical redistribution of economic and political power.”
The Rev. Barber called for Grassroots Activism For Racial and Economic Justice and a New Reconstruction in America in this speech delivered at Union Theological Seminary in NYC.