The crowd at this year’s Mountain Moral Monday may have been smaller than in recent years. But it was no less enthusiastic.
In between the music and poetry readings was the main attraction – a keynote speech from Reverend Dr. William J Barber II, president of North Carolina’s NAACP. While he touched on many topics in his more than half hour address, Barber’s call to action, repeated several times, was just four words long.
“We better vote. Now.”