Rev. William Barber is President of the North Carolina NAACP and leader of the state’s Moral Mondays movement. In the interview above with MSNBC’s Joy Reid, Barber likens the controversial law to a reincarnation of Jim Crow laws of the old south.

Rev. William Barber
Rev. William Barber

While the state has come under fire for its proposed policing of bathroom usage of transgender members of the LGBT community, as Barber points out, North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT law negatively impacts everyone in ways well beyond sexual orientation or gender identity.

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