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Rev. Barber: We are witnessing the birth pangs of a Third Reconstruction, by William J. Barber, II

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'Trumpism is as American as apple pie.  On election night we experienced a “whitelash.” And we must be clear: every stride toward freedom in U.S. history has been met with this same backlash.We faced it during Reconstruction, in the shadow of slavery and amid the wreckage of the Civil War. This same pattern of progress and backlash repeated itself during America’s Second Reconstruction — what we often remember as “the Civil Rights movement.” But inside this long, sad tale about America lies a roadmap for today. We must begin to think in terms of a Third Reconstruction. I believe the turmoil we are witnessing around us today is in fact the birth pangs of a Third Reconstruction.There’s no shortcut around this. We must build a movement from the bottom up.'

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