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You've heard of the Moral Monday protests in Raleigh, NC over the tyrannical control over the state legislature? Well since they the legislative session is over, the NAACP took it on the road to ...
by esby
Comment Count 244 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 08:13 PM PDT with 456 Recommends
Yesterday, in the wake of the tenth Moral Monday demonstration at the General Assembly building, the New York Times editorial board published a short piece called " The Decline of North Carolina ". ...
by davehouck
Comment Count 178 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 07:02 AM PDT with 335 Recommends
North Carolina Governor McCrory secretly signed Republican passed legislation (The Legal Lynching Act of 2013) repealing North Carolina's Racial Justice Act on June 19, Junteenth, the African ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 218 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 02:05 PM PDT with 307 Recommends
A crowd estimated exceed 80,000 showed up to march to protest Republican policies in Raleigh, N.C. Saturday. But you wouldn't know it if you live outside the area.
by davej
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 12:24 PM PST with 259 Recommends
More than 70 years ago, Rosanell Eaton of Franklin County, North Carolina, braved intimidation by the Ku Klux Klan and the racist "literacy tests" to register and vote at a time when Jim Crow laws ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:52 PM PDT with 257 Recommends
John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States of America Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., as the head honcho of the Gang of Five on the ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 251 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
North Carolina early voting through the next to last day. Democratic votes are 124% of 2010 vs 103% for Republicans. ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 12:46 PM PDT with 220 Recommends
James Protzman, founder of the North Carolina political blog BlueNC and Democratic candidate for governor , will be participating in civil disobedience as part of the Forward Together "Mega Moral ...
by James Protzman
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 07:26 AM PDT with 220 Recommends
"I didn't know who he was." "I went to something else that was scheduled at the same time." "I am not interested in anything a minister has to say." I heard a long list of reasons why people ...
by TrueBlueMajority
Comment Count 223 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 191 Recommends
Pardon the brief diary; I just got to my hotel room after a long day volunteering at Netroots Nation and learned that the John W. Pope Civitas Institute has created an online database and a "Pick ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 07:49 PM PDT with 180 Recommends
When NAACP-NC President Rev. William Barber suggested from the N.C. General Assembly building's second floor (where civil-disobedience arrests were beginning to take place) that people sit down if ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
( Thanks to Kossack sc kitty for posting in comments ) Taking a page from the Moral Monday Movement in North ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 03:09 AM PST with 165 Recommends
Hundreds of supporters crowded the third-story balcony above the 89 participants in civil disobedience plus media covering the prohibited peaceful gathering at the NCGA on June 10, 2013. The start ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:34 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
Well, I must say it is really nice to have some exciting, positive news to report from Wisconsin. A consortium of Madison area labor and religious organizations is bringing North Carolina's Moral ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 08:09 PM PST with 143 Recommends
Madison Kimrey, the 13-year old activist from North Carolina has been busy this year. Earlier this month she was asked to speak, along with Reverend Barber, for Moral Monday. Now, this Saturday,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 04:00 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
Quick update: I'm off to get arrested for asserting my constitutional right to assembly peaceably at the N.C. General Assembly and may not be back for quite a while. Y'all just carry on without me, ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 08:25 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
Moral Monday at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh is gaining traction throughout North Carolina and in the ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 07:53 PM PDT with 133 Recommends
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, former Netroots speaker and founder of Moral Mondays, along with Forward Together and the NC NAACP, released a new date for ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 11:51 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
Where I live in Georgia, license plates with the phrase “In God We Trust” are ubiquitous. Though I am a follower of Jesus Christ, I will not put such a license plate on my car. Intended as a ...
by Bill Day
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon May 05, 2014 at 07:25 PM PDT with 109 Recommends
For those of you who have been following and supporting the growth and development of the North Carolina grassroots political movement and Moral Monday protests, there is good news for 2014. The ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 06:54 AM PST with 91 Recommends