More than 35 Pitt County residents and ECU students joined thousands of North Carolinians in Raleigh on Saturday to rally for progressive policies to improve education and combat poverty.
Thousands of marchers walked from Shaw University to the Legislative Building on Jones Street during the seventh annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street event.
Worried about actions of the Republican-controlled N.C. General Assembly, the marchers, members of civil rights and left-leaning groups, had a sense of urgency that left local participants energized.
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