Black legislators and the state president of the NAACP on Saturday urged Greenville residents to join an upcoming protest of the state budget inside the General Assembly.
“When we look at the budget and bills coming out of the General Assembly it's clear that the General Assembly has been taken over by extremists,” said the Rev. William Barber II, NAACP state chapter president.
Declaring that citizens have to fight back, the NAACP is sponsoring a rally at 4 p.m. on May 24 in the General Assembly auditorium to show legislators that North Carolinians want to move forward.
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