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Moral Monday Protests

Samantha Lachman

Moral Monday Movement Expands To 12 States For Week Of Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 51 years ago this week, Martin Luther King, Jr. exhorted the 250,000-strong March on Washington audience to "go back to Mississip...

Moral Mondays Are Back in North Carolina!

Yuna Shin | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Yuna Shin

The North Carolina state legislators have been busy this past year passing these laws at a dizzying rate. The Moral Monday protesters will be busy this summer, too.

Koch Brothers Group Holds Polar Opposite Of Moral Monday Protest

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Local conservatives defended the actions of the Republican-controlled North Carolina General Assembly with a "tax reform rally" on Wednesday touting ...

Moral Monday Returns As GOP Senate Candidate Tries To Distance Himself From Legislature

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Protesters affiliated with the Moral Monday movement rallied in Raleigh, North Carolina, and staged a sit-in at the office of state House Speaker Thom...

Samantha Lachman

Dozens Arrested In 'Moral Monday' Protest In Atlanta

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Thirty-nine people were arrested at the Georgia state capitol in Atlanta Tuesday as a coalition of organizations under the "Moral Mondays" banner urge...

'Moral Monday' Group Plans Protest At Georgia State Capitol

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

A coalition of organizations under the "Moral Mondays" banner is planning to protest legislation at the Georgia state legislature in Atlanta on Tuesda...

Moral Monday Protest Over Georgia Gun Control Bill Leads To 23 Arrests

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Twenty-three people were arrested during a Moral Monday protest over a Georgia gun control bill, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Tho...

NAACP Leader, 11 Others Found Guilty In 'Moral Monday' Protests

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 12.04.2013 | Black Voices

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge has found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating...

Moral Monday Protester Found Guilty

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first activist to face trial for being arrested during this year's mass protests at the North Carolina legislature has been...

State's Anti-GOP Protests Show No Signs Of Losing Steam

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

The GOP-controlled North Carolina state Legislature may be on a break, but the thousands of people that crowded into Pack Square in Asheville, N.C., t...

Anti-GOP Protests Surge Once Again In North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Demonstrators flocked to the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C. on Monday, turning the 13th consecutive weekly gathering into what authorities called the ...

Arrests Top 900 In Protests Against State GOP's Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Another 73 people were arrested Monday at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, during the 12th consecutive weekly "Moral Monday" protest ag...

Arrests Continue To Surge In North Carolina Anti-GOP Protests

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

More than 100 protesters, two-thirds of them women, were arrested Monday at the 11th consecutive weekly rally on the grounds of the North Carolina sta...

With Hundreds of Arrests, Reverand Ups Stakes In Showdown With GOP

stateline | Daniel C. Vock | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

'Moral Monday' Returns To North Carolina After Sweeping GOP Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Just a day after drastic, GOP-backed cuts hit North Carolina's unemployment benefits program, thousands of protesters again gathered at the state's Ge...

'Moral Monday' Draws Largest Turnout Yet, 120 More Arrested

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The "Moral Monday" protests that have taken place at the North Carolina General Assembly building every week for the past two months are continuing to...

Arrests Swell As Demonstrators Continue To Protest State GOP Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

For the seventh week in a row, protesters crowded into the North Carolina General Assembly building on Monday in a boisterous demonstration against st...

Republican Blasts North Carolina 'Moron Monday' Protest As Dozens More Arrested

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Swarms of demonstrators gathered outside the North Carolina General Assembly building on Monday, fulfilling their promise to continue weekly "Moral Mo...