William Barber II, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role – The Root When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.