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NO MORE MISCHIEF
BY OLIVIA NEAL
"Forward together, not one step back," shouted the
thousands of angry protesters outside of Raleigh's General
Over the summer, the Forward Together Movement,
organized and led by Rev. Dr. William Barber II, protested
the legislation passed by the Republican-swayed N.C.
The series of protests, called Moral Monday, brought
people together in front of the legislative building to show
their dissatisfaction with the bills.
Greensboro joined the fight on Aug. 28, sparking
participation from almost 2,000 locals.
And the fight is not over yet. The movement continues
to sweep across the state, wifii people gathering all over in
hopes of bringing about change.
"It's a reaction to the overreach of the Republican-controlled
North Carolina legislature," said Visiting Assistant Professor
of Political Science Robert Duncan. "They're undermining a
lot of the headway that's been made by minorities, the poor
and women. It's a way to turn back the clock."
The people supporting the cause are of all different races,
ages and ethnicities.
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"Legislators in Raleigh don't want to see multi-racial
coalitions and other groups banding together," said Joe
Gamm of the News & Record.
While the protests stand united against the legislation,
there are many different issues being raised.
"I don't know where to start," said Tim Leisman '13, who
attended the Asheville protests. "It's such a wide scope; so
many policies and so much action. A lot of people consider
them very extreme and very harmful to the condition of poor
and worldng-class people, especially peqple of color."
Women's rights, taxes, education, healthcare and
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