Those trolls and sock pockets came here to derail the very important conversation that affect the lives of millions of Americans, not just North Carolinians. Moral Monday is needed because lives of Americans are at stake. Some of those posters want to take us back to the 18th century when people of Color, working/middle class and the poor were subordinated to the upper class/aristocracy of the time, when non-Christians are persecuted and driven away from various American/European lands, when women are being put in their “place.”
The policies of Gov. Pat McCrory, Art Pope, the Koch Brothers, and the right wing Republicans are doing exactly that. Those posters just don’t get it or are so blind by their racial/gender/class biases that they don’t want to acknowledge the realities of today’s society.
Moral Mondays (2013- ) is an American grassroots protest movement against right-wing Republican Tea Party policies. It started in 2013 in North Carolina when the Tea Party took over that state. In 2014 it spread to Georgia and South Carolina.
On February 8th 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina, the state capital, Moral Mondays and the left-wing HK on J Coalition staged the largest civil rights protest the South has seen since Selma in 1965.
It is not (yet) as large as the Occupy movement was just before the nationwide police crackdown in 2011, but it has a broader base: young and old, black and white, working and middle class, teachers, doctors,pro-abortion activists, etc. Church and labour leaders support it.
Moral Mondays is led by Reverend William Barber II, president of the…
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