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US pastor and activist William J Barber II wins MacArthur ‘genius’ grant

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RNS Rev William J Barber II, architect of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina and leader of the resurgent Poor People’s Campaign, has won a MacArthur “genius” award. Barber, 55, pastor of Goldsboro, North Carolina’s Greenleaf Christian Church and former president of the state’s NAACP chapter, has long been viewed as a rising star […]