Maybe you’ve heard of the growing demonstrations occurring at the General Assembly in Raleigh on Monday evenings. Under the leadership of the Rev. William J. Barber II of the NC NAACP, thousands of people have rallied against regressive legislation and FOR economic justice, quality education and health care, and voting rights. In addition to the rallies, more than 150 people have decided to step forward and participate in non-violent civil disobedience inside the General Assembly building.
Watch this 1.5 minute video inviting you to attend the next MORAL MONDAY – on June 3, 5 PM, at the General Assembly in Raleigh – the biggest rally yet.
Here is a 10 minute video that gives shots from the rally on May 20, comments from the everyday North Carolinians who chose to be arrested that day, and footage of the action inside the General Assembly building as the arrests took place:
Come on Monday evening. For more details, see www.naacpnc.org or call the NAACP office at 919-682-4700.
BTW: In connection with these events, Democracy North Carolina produced a General Assembly Report Card that shows how your state legislators have voted on key bills so far this year.