The North Carolina pastor who led “Moral Mondays”  civil rights protests in the State capitol and in 2014 founded  Repairers of the Breach, has won a MacArthur Genius Award. The award given annually to 25 individuals for their inspiring creativity provides the grantees $625,000 over five  years to use in any way they choose to support their creative work.

Read more about William Barber’s award ere.