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Despite predictions of freezing rain, a record number of people of all ages came today to Raleigh for the Moral March (aka HKonJ) to protest the corrupt Republican Legislature and Governor that ...
by NCJim
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Feb 08, 2014 at 01:46 PM PST with 307 Recommends
Photo: North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory - Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II sent out an email Sunday afternoon from Forward Together/Moral Mondays/NC NAACP .
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 05:47 PM PDT with 304 Recommends
The movement started in April 2013, with a few folks protesting, and has grown to tens of thousands. I attended my first Moral Monday in Raleigh, this past summer, and was astonished. I saw ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2014 at 11:40 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
ThinkProgress reports ‘Moral Mondays’
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 121 comments on Sat May 17, 2014 at 07:45 AM PDT with 244 Recommends
Moral March to the Polls Forward Together Tour... Today, a brisk wind and first cold of the season did not dampen the crowd's enthusiasm. Rev. William Barber came to town. And his timing could ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT with 234 Recommends
With all the negative laws that have burdened North Carolina residents over the last four years, this week's federal court of appeals ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 06:50 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
Nothing is more fundamental in our democracy than our right to vote. We are witnesses today to attacks on that hard-won right—by Republicans across the nation—and nowhere is it more apparent ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 231 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
Rev. William Barber If we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now! —the Rev. Dr. William Barber II. Election Day 2014 is on Tuesday, November 4, a little over two weeks away. This ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 178 Recommends
The singing begins promptly at noon, and it is loud, exuberant and tuneful. There are easily 200 or more people here, down on the rotunda floor, and also lining the first floor balcony. The Raging ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 04:51 PM PDT with 174 Recommends
Rev. Frederick Battle is all too familiar with civil disobedience and what spurs people to fight power with peaceful assembly. The mild-mannered minister was arrested 51 years ago in Greensboro, N....
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 101 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 12:52 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
Watching the Tuesday election results, and reading the ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 283 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 171 Recommends
People gathered May 13 to support the 49 people arrested for peaceably protesting at the N.C General Assembly building in Raleigh, North Carolina.
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 116 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 169 Recommends
Cross posted from The Carolina ...
by ludkmr
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 09:58 PM PDT with 163 Recommends
Rev William Barber responding to the detention arrest of a black LGBT, Moral Monday advocate, gave this advice: “Police are hired by police chiefs, who are hired by people that are elected,” he ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 113 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 11:33 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
Upcoming Moral March on Raleigh NC, Feb. 8th It has been a long march since the days when civil rights activists came together ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 127 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 138 Recommends
The Capitol Police continue their games of Duck, Duck, Goose during the noontime singing of the Solidarity Sing Along. If you don't have a permit, and more than 20 people congregate, they'll cut you ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 09:37 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, the leader of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina gave a rousing, perhaps historic keynote speech at Netroots Nation .  Part of what makes it so remarkable is ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 05:55 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
A right-wing hate group funded by Art Pope, who is also the budget director of North Carolina, today began posting mugshots of Moral Monday protestors as a "game" of intimidation. The story is ...
by James Protzman
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 04:35 PM PDT with 101 Recommends
Was elated to find this in my email: Rev. Barber to Open Netroots Nation We’re excited to welcome Rev. William Barber, the fiery preacher behind North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement, to ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 05:03 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Keeping Our Eyes on the Movement Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez One of the things that for me is disheartening is the lack of national attention being focused on the Moral ...
by Black Kos
Comment Count 112 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 73 Recommends