NC NAACP to meet today in Raleigh to discuss NCGA arrests, future protests
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The North Carolina NAACP will meet Thursday morning in Raleigh to discuss their concerns with the General Assembly’s special sessions in the past two weeks.
This comes after lawmakers declined to repeal House Bill 2.
Members of the N.C. NAACP want to get the message out that they are not happy with the way the special sessions have been held recently.
On Dec. 15, 17 protestors were arrested at the General Assembly during a surprise special session. More protestors were arrested the next day during protests at the General Assembly.
Some of the protestors arrested will be in attendance at the meeting today.
Rev. Dr. William Barber is expected to talk about legislators holding five special sessions in the past two weeks, including the latest one that ended last night, which they are calling “misleading and deceitful.”
In addition to addressing the General Assembly, the NAACP is also making plans for its