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Charlotte NAACP president lashes out at Gov. McCrory following 'Moral Monday'

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CHARLOTTE—On Tuesday night, name calling took center stage surrounding this week's Moral Monday event.

Kojo Nantambu, president of the Charlotte NAACP called Gov. Pat McCrory "one of the most wicked people I’ve ever met."

His comments came during a Moral Monday follow-up meeting of 100 people in uptown Charlotte. During the several Moral Monday events, police arrested protesters in civil disobedience gatherings at the General Assembly.

The demonstrators argue against Republican proposals on voting rights, education, and other issues.

“We're here today to celebrate those people but also to encourage our community for all of us to come together and make same like sacrifice. You don't necessarily have to go to jail, but at least come go with us and engage in the protests,” said Rev. Kojo Nantambu of the Charlotte NAACP.

News 14 Carolina reached out to the governor’s office for comment about Nantambu’s remarks but haven't heard back yet. The Charlotte NAACP estimates officers arrested more than a dozen people from its group during this week's Moral Monday.

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