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Fifty years after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke from the same podium, North Carolina NAACP leader and activist Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II speaks on “Revival, Resilience, Redemption After Rejection: Analyzing the 2016 Election and How to Move Forward" on Wednesday, Feb. 1 in Thorne Hall. Rev. Dr. Barber is Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Goldsboro, North Carolina and architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement. After the program, he signed copies of his latest book, The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear.<br />
Campus sponsors of Rev. Dr. Barber’s speech include the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life; departments of Politics and Urban and Environmental Policy; ASOC; Black Student Alliance; Asian Pacific Americans for Liberation; Diversity & Equity Board; and J-Street. Community sponsors include the Black Worker Center; Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice; Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights in LA; Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy; Los Angeles County Federation of Labor; and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<br />
(Photo by Marc Campos, Occidental College Photographer)