NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Hundreds rallied in downtown Wilmington to send a message to elected leaders and keep the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. alive.
The crowd packed into Innis Park at the corner of North Third and Princess Streets.
The main focus was to urge leaders elected leaders to reexamine several changes at the state and federal level.
Those changes include Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act and recent legislation passed by state lawmakers that covered voting, education and women's health.
Deborah Maxwell, NHC NAACP President, said in a statement that organizers have traveled to Raleigh for Moral Mondays and now it's time to rally in Wilmington.
"Now it is time to bring Dr. King's message of equality and justice back home," she said in a release.
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