- First up was Chris Savage of Eclectablog.
- Next Raven Brooks, Executive Director of Netroots Nation, announced the location of Netroots Nation 2015: Phoenix, AZ.
- — Valentina (@valentinasweet)Thu, Jul 17 2014 23:38:19
- Cristina Jimenez of United We Dream spoke about immigration
- — Make the Road Action (@MRAF_NY)Thu, Jul 17 2014 23:49:47Cristina Jimenez pushing Obama to stop the deportations. And everyone chants a REAL "si se puede!" Great keynotes at #NN14
- And Joel Silberman spoke about the media.
- Then Ilise Hogue and Sen. Chuck Schumer spoke.
- — Broadbent Institute (@BroadbentInst)Fri, Jul 18 2014 00:09:24
- — AmandaPetersonBeadle (@AmandaBeadle)Fri, Jul 18 2014 00:14:13
- And Lily Eskelsen spoke about education.
- — elissa laitin (@elaitin)Fri, Jul 18 2014 00:27:35
- House Minority Leader Stacy Abrams (GA) spoke about her mother and the importance of education and activism.
- Finally, Rev. William Barber took the stage.
- He fired up the audience and talked about division.
- — Aaron Sarver (@aaronsarver)Fri, Jul 18 2014 00:57:05Dr. Barber not only fires up a crowd, he delivers a history lesson on the South and the politics of division. #nn14
- — Robert Cruickshank (@cruickshank)Fri, Jul 18 2014 00:52:35Rev. Barber explains the playbook that segregationists used in NC in 1870s to reverse Reconstruction is exactly same as Tea Party #NN14
- — Andy Richards (@richards_andy)Fri, Jul 18 2014 01:04:13Rev. Barber: right-wing agenda is about attacking public ed, denying healthcare, denying labor and immigrant rights. It's immoral. #nn14
- He spoke about race and class.
#NN14: Rev. William Barber
Thursday night we welcomed Rev. William Barber, the fiery preacher behind North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement, and several other guests to Netroots Nation 2014.
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