Remembering Maya Angelou, Warrior for Justice

By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II Today I am in Goldsboro, NC, witnessing the graduation of my son and preparing to eulogize a nine-year-old daughter of our community. Dr Maya Angelou’s life and poetry often represented this kind of duality that we all exist in—the place between joy and sorrow, peace and pain, tears [Read More…]

Why Justice is Face-to-Face

As the concerns of Moral Mondays draw national attention, including a New York Times editorial this week, NC Governor Pat McCrory told The Wilson Times that he has mingled with our ranks and found some among us lacking in character. To quote the governor: “I go out in the crowd all of the time. Frankly, [Read More…]