The Axe Files with David Axelrod
The Axe Files with David Axelrod
The Institute of Politics & CNN
Ep. 436 — Rev. Dr. William Barber
1 hour 5 minutes Posted Apr 1, 2021 at 2:00 am.
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Growing up as the son of an ordained minister, Rev. Dr. William Barber didn’t want to be a preacher. But during his senior year of college he reconsidered, and after a long talk with his father, he preached his first sermon a few weeks later. Rev. Barber has since become a leading voice in the national fight for social justice. He joined David to talk about desegregating his school as a second grader, starting Moral Mondays to combat voter suppression, how he sees the fight for a $15 minimum wage as a fight for racial justice and why he believes we’re in the midst of a third Reconstruction.

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