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Watch NAACP leader confront Koch ally about ‘worst policies since Jim Crow’ in North Carolina

North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber on Monday confronted the man who he says is responsible for pushing policies that have been devastating poor and minority communities in the state. After a press conference announcing plans to picket retail stores owned by Art Pope, the businessman himself stepped in…

AFL-CIO report: Alabama immigration law ‘parallels to Jim Crow’

An AFL-CIO report released Thursday determined that a recent immigration law “hearkens Alabama back to the bleakest days of the state’s racial history.” HB56, which went into effect September 28, follows similar laws in Arizona and Georgia, which have been challenged by the administration of President Barack Obama as infringing…

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