Moral Mondays http://whqr.org en NAACP Leader Rallies Wilmington to Join Forward Together Movement http://whqr.org/post/naacp-leader-rallies-wilmington-join-forward-together-movement <p>At least one bus full of Wilmington citizens will be heading to the capitol to join thousands standing in the NAACP's Moral March on Raleigh next weekend. Today, the Reverend Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP, addressed about 60 people at a local Baptist church. Barber came to mobilize citizens to stand up against the Voter ID Bill, and state cuts to education and Medicaid.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:03:55 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 49825 at http://whqr.org NAACP Leader Rallies Wilmington to Join Forward Together Movement NAACP to Host Rally in Wilmington http://whqr.org/post/naacp-host-rally-wilmington <p>Wednesday marks the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the famous civil rights rally where Martin Luther King Jr. called for an end to racism in the United States. The <a href="http://www.naacpnc.org/">North Carolina NAACP</a> is commemorating this watershed event through rallies held Wednesday evening in thirteen locations across the state—including outside Wilmington’s Thalian Hall. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:59:02 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 42072 at http://whqr.org NAACP to Host Rally in Wilmington WOW Protesters Not Going Away Following Passage of Controversial Bills Concerning Abortion http://whqr.org/post/wow-protesters-not-going-away-following-passage-controversial-bills-concerning-abortion <p>Although the North Carolina General Assembly has adjourned, the grassroots group, Women Organizing for Wilmington, or WOW, will maintain its weekly schedule of protesting against local legislators’ support of recent bills that would tighten restrictions on abortion. Despite passage of the controversial legislation in state House and Senate, local demonstrators say they’ll voice their discord until the next state elections.</p><p>"Shame on Goolsby! Shame on Goolsby! Shame on Goolsby!"</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:14:30 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 40614 at http://whqr.org WOW Protesters Not Going Away Following Passage of Controversial Bills Concerning Abortion