At a time when most of America is politically quiescent, Moral Mondays are a regular feature of the progressive protest calendar in North Carolina. As the summer looms, the North Carolina NAACP has a queue of themed protests to be staged at the complex of the NC
A tip of the hat to DocDawg for bringing the following information to light: According to federal law, specifically the National Voter Registration Act of 1993,, North Carolina must offer an opportunity for voter registration whenever a person comes to a public assistance office for
Progressive blogger DocDawg has discovered a highly curious pattern in North Carolina, where by federal law the state government is required to reach out to citizens at the DMV and in public assistance offices and offer them a chance to register to vote. You can read the
HKONJ — Historic Thousands On Jones Street — is a North Carolina movement that has transcended the Mondays of the Tar Heel state’s Moral Mondays marches in the state capital of Raleigh. The progressive organization makes this purple state more active than its blue peers,
The Moral Monday movement in North Carolina is still rolling. With a nod of the hat to DocDawg for the tip, here’s an announcement of the latest demonstration: WHEN: April 29, 2015 at 5pm – 6pm WHERE: NC General Assembly 16 W Jones St Raleigh,
Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. Attorney General, has been blocked from progressing to a confirmation vote by a handful of Republican members of the U.S. Senate for nearly 150 days. While Lynch’s vote is being held up, current Attorney
[A tip of the pen to DocDawg, whose blog post on the situation in North Carolina got me all riled up.] Republican party officials love to proclaim that theirs is the “party of hard work”, that the GOP stands for the idea that Americans should
Rodney Moore says he deals with threats of terrorist attack in Charlotte, North Carolina every day, but the fact is that there has not been a single terrorist attack in Charlotte in this century.
Women have no right to control their own bodies. Workers have no right to earn enough to live on. Children have no right to eat. Unprivileged citizens have no right to vote. People of color have no right to organize. Same-sex couples have no right
Moral Mondays have become a North Carolina tradition. With the spring of every new year and the convening of the North Carolina State Legislature, citizens who support reproductive rights, the freedom to marry, the right to vote, public financing of elections, citizen control, public schools, health
Thanks to frequent visitor Bill for alerting me to the latest development in the “Moral Mondays” protests against conservative regression in North Carolina. From August 22 to August 28 the North Carolina NAACP is holding a “Moral Week of Action” with daily rallies in Raleigh.