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North Carolina Gov. McCrory in hot seat as Apple, Google, NBA, many others denounce Anti-LGBT Law

— The New Civil Rights Movement, LLC | David Badash Whether North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory‘s decision to make an example of the City of Charlotte and its nondiscrimination ordinance was the result of his own personal beliefs, or a political calculation designed to win him re-election in November, the citizens of the Tar […]

‘Wrong beyond repair.’ ‘The worst in us.’ N.C. papers blast transgender bathroom law.

— The Washington Post | Brady Dennis The past couple of days have brought a wave of backlash against a new North Carolina law that bars local governments from extending civil rights protections to gay and transgender people and prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms according to their gender identity. The issue ignited a […]

Have you heard about Moral Monday?

From Reverend William Barber II, president, North Carolina State Conference, NAACP Last year civil rights activists gathered in North Carolina for the very first Moral Monday. Our state legislature was passing a series of bills to crush working people, and it was time to say “no more.” What began with dozens of people has since […]