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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
President & senior lecturer of , architect of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina, & co-chair of .
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II 21h
This is the truth about poverty: God did not make us poor. We are people who have been made poor by unjust systems. Watch: Please RT and share
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Poor People's Campaign Jun 22
The truth about poverty is that God did not make us poor. Greed and abuse of power made us poor. Watch confront the House Budget Committee at our hearing on poverty in America on Capitol Hill last week.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 22
Replying to @RevDrBarber
From 1979 to 2012, the income for the top 1% grew by 116%, while the income for the bottom 99% decreased by 5%. America needs candidates who will reach out & engage a new demographic of voters in the South.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 22
Dems in SC, make sure each candidate remembers poor & low wealth ppl. In SC 44% of ppl are poor or low-income—a total of 2.1 mil residents. That’s 53% of children (578 thousand), 47% of women (1.2 million), 61% of people of color (1 million), & 36% of White people (1.1 million).
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 22
For too long we’ve let “but how would we pay for it” be a conversation stopped in discussions of how to end poverty. No more.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 22
Sometimes a movement just has to sing and keep marching and fighting.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
We better not forget what McConnell has said & register everyone we know to vote for a in this nation.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
The President who claims there is a crisis at the Southern border is sending ICE to raid communities & round up families across America.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
The Supreme Court makes clear that striking black jurors is unconstitutional.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
In this time of trial, America desperately needs to be moved again.
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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Jun 21
There’s a dangerous unity in American history. We can’t just lament our divisions & call ppl together; we’ve got to learn from the moral fusion coalitions that have pushed for every stride toward a more perfect union.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
Rabbi Jonah is my brother & always will be. I love him, support him & admire him as a religious leader.
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 21
These are the demands of the
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 20
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RepairersOfTheBreach Jun 20
“It is bothersome that in the 21st century we still have these weak, tired old mythologies...Stop just talking about how you know poverty & hear what these folks are saying & put together a full plan to deal w/ this issue.”
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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Jun 20
Taking action on poverty is the moral mandate for our nation at this moment. Nothing less than the promise of our democracy is at stake.
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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Jun 19
The is doing remedial education for Congressmen who’ve been lied to by generations of that taught us to feel spiritual about ignoring poor people.
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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Jun 19
The told today that the Bible doesn’t say anything about the government’s responsibility to poor people. gave them at 21st cen paraphrase of Matthew 25.
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RepairersOfTheBreach Jun 19
“Just because society failed you then, that doesn’t mean it ought to continue to fail now!” - during the House Budget Committee hearing on poverty in America
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The Leadership Conference Jun 19
“Poverty is a moral crisis.” WATCH testify before the House Budget Committee this morning: “To not deal with poverty is constitutionally inconsistent, it is economically insane, and it is morally, morally, morally, wrong.”
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