Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest
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Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-in

US civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful 2017 protest in North Carolina over healthcare access.

Barber had pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-in at the North Carolina state legislature that sprang...

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