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N.C. NAACP, Fight for $15 to Address Landmark Voter ID Case Ahead of Federal Appeals Court Hearing

The North Carolina NAACP and the Fight for $15 will hold a national press call Monday to address the landmark voting rights case scheduled for oral arguments in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 21. The President of the N.C. NAACP and counsel representing the N.C. NAACP before the federal appeals court Tuesday will address its challenge to the voter suppression law passed in North Carolina in 2013. Low-wage workers from North Carolina will discuss how their voting rights have been violated by voter ID and other requirements imposed by the state.

WHEN: Monday, June 20

12pm (Noon) Eastern

WHERE: Dial-In:(630) 691-2748

Access Code: 42825716 (Please RSVP in advance)

WHO: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, President of N.C. NAACP

Counsel representing the N.C. NAACP Tuesday

Fast-food workers from North Carolina who are leaders in the Fight for $15

Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization. Its more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.