North Carolina

  Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II serves as President of the North Carolina NAACP and convener of the Forward Together Moral Movement, an alliance of more than 200 progressive organizations in North Carolina.

The Forward Together Moral Movement, better known as “Moral Monday,” is a multi-racial, multi-generational movement to battle immoral, extreme policies adopted by the governor and state legislature.

The North Carolina NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement are now engaged in litigation to reverse the worst voter suppression laws in the country. Barber is the author of the book The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics and the Rise of a New Justice Movement.

He will be speaking as part of The Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Lecture Series on Nonviolent Social Change at Siena College Wednesday 3/30 at 7PM. His talk is titled: “Moral Dissenters are a Necessity for the Destiny, Choosing the Path to Higher Ground.”

5/13/14 Panel

May 13, 2014

    

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Polar Melt
US / Nigeria
Primary Opponent Dies
ATT Deal / Direct TV
Geithner Book
MERS Confirmed
TU Stories

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

Mar 20, 2013
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Saint Mary's and North Carolina A&T are the first two winners in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Saint Mary's moved into the second round with a 67-54 win over Middle Tennessee.

North Carolina A&T won against Liberty 73-72 and tonight LIU Brooklyn takes on James Madison in Dayton, Ohio.

In the NBA, Indiana defeated Orlando 95-73. Denver slid past Oklahoma City 114-104. Milwaukee beat Portland 102-95 and Sacramento won against the Clippers 116-101. Jimmer Fredette scored three points.