RALEIGH, N.C. — Thousands of people attended an annual civil rights march Saturday in Raleigh that in recent years has focused on fighting the conservative-leaning agenda in North Carolina state government.
But Saturday’s 11th annual “Moral March on Raleigh” led by the state NAACP included speakers focused on opposition to actions by President Donald Trump, particularly on immigration. Other rallies held in Raleigh this year have been critical of Trump.
“There’s too much going on in the world to keep staying silent,” Tiffany Newkirk said.
Many said the current political climate — arguably one of the most contentious in recent history — is what drove them to come out and speak up.
“I’m here today just because silence is being content with the status quo,” Erin Newkirk said. “All my life I’ve kind of been reserved and shy. And introverts are out.”
Saturday’s protesters planned to push for the repeal of House Bill 2, which limits LGBT rights and which bathrooms transgender people can use. Other topics included opposition to gerrymandering in redistricting and to the repeal of former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul as well as how they feel about the current administration.
The march began near Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium and ended near the old Capitol Building.
No, NAACP, not the New South, but the New Left. You nogs are being used to advance the interests of everyone but yourselves. The (((powers that be))) have already relegated you to the bottom of the totem pole, after LGBT, Mexicans, and Muslims. Wake up, dummies.
Now let’s see some Twitter truth about the Moral March (good propagandizing with the name, which should be called the Immoral March):