- Rev. William Barber: A coordinated campaign of protest helped secure defeat of North Carolina governor
- He says that for anyone committed to resisting extremism in the Trump years, McCrory's failure is a case study
The Rev. William J. Barber II, a Protestant minister, is president of the North Carolina NAACP, president of Repairers of the Breach, a progressive ecumenical organization, and founder of Moral Mondays, a grass-roots movement for racial and economic justice. He is the author of "The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)On Monday, nearly a full month after Election Day, Republican Pat McCrory finally conceded the governor's race in North Carolina to his Democratic challenger, Roy Cooper.