A coalition of progressive groups, led by the NC NAACP, has called on the Johnston County Commissioners to request the resignation of Sheriff Steve Bizell because of inflammatory anti-Hispanic and anti-immigrant remarks he made. News and Observer article. More articles.
On Christmas Eve, Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the NC NAACP, joined with Adelante, a coalition of progressive organizations and non-profits,to advocate for educational opportunities for Latino and immigrant children and youth.