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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II is a pastor of the Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, as well as the current head of the North Carolina Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). [1] He has also helped form several racial justice advocacy groups, including Repairers of the Breach and the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival. Repairers of the Breach recently became one of several racial justice groups to receive $150 million in grants from George SorosOpen Society Foundations. [2]

References

  1. “BARBER II, REV. DR. WILLIAM.” Chalice Press. Accessed July 21, 2020. https://chalicepress.com/pages/barber-ii-rev-dr-william#:~:text=Rev.%20Dr.%20William%20J.%20Barber%20II%20is%20pastor,and%20a%20member%20of%20the%20National%20NAACP%20Board. ^
  2. Herndon, Astead W. “George Soros’s Foundation Pours $220 Million Into Racial Equality Push.” The New York Times. July 13, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/us/politics/george-soros-racial-justice-organizations.html ^
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