Live: Moral Monday returns, this time on Tuesday

RALEIGH A second wave of Moral Monday protesters assembled in Raleigh, this time on a Tuesday. By 6 p.m. the "lobby and advocacy" day had turned into an hours-long impasse as 15 people sat in the office of Thom Tillis, Speaker of the House. Soon, the sit-in protesters' stories began to filter out.

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  1. RALEIGH A second wave of Moral Monday protesters assembled in Raleigh, this time on a Tuesday. By 6 p.m. the "lobby and advocacy" day had turned into an hours-long impasse as 15 people sat in the office of Thom Tillis, Speaker of the House.
  2. Rev. William Barber II, a leader of the protest movement that took root last year, said Tillis should have met the people at the sit-in.
  3. RAW VIDEO: Demonstrators refuse to leave Speaker Thom Tillis' office
  4. Meanwhile, earlier in the day, one Twitter user said she had caught the movement falling short of its goals.
  5. People shared their stories and tried to help the sit-in protesters as the event stretched on.
  6. Some said that the protesters were making an unnecessary disturbance.
  7. The crowd included fast-food workers and ministers. Protesters in the office and the building began to sing and chant soon after arriving, in apparent violation of new rules for the legislative building.
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