Moral Monday CT invited a young Hartford-based artist, Mieykeya Nycole McClendon, to share her work with us. Her capstone project focuses on the social injustices faced by people of African descent in the United States. Her project displays the reality of cultural appropriation and racial prejudice in America. In her own words... "The first painting that I completed is called … Continue reading A False Sense of Superiority: Racial Prejudice and Cultural Appropriation
During our #MonthofResistance, we at @MoralMondayCT encourage you to reclaim your power and the power of the people: February 20th #WorldDayofSocialJustice (and President’s Day) Mark it with a community clap back at #OVERREACH #WhyWeClapback POTUS #45 has his tweeting fingers on Executive Orders; law enforcement feels even more taser and trigger happy since November; and … Continue reading Power to the People
With you, we have built a uniquely Connecticut movement for racial justice, rooted in faith and conscience. We are bold and honored to be connected to both national and international movements for black lives -- and movements for social justice for marginalized and oppressed people. At the head of 2017, we take a look back. … Continue reading 2016: the Year in Review
November 19, 2016 After a time of prayer and deliberation, the executive leadership of Moral Monday CT has decided to sever ties with the Showing Up For Racial Justice, Hartford (SURJ-Hartford) organization. Our executive leadership met with SURJ-Hartford core leadership for an extended time of conversation and could not reconcile inconsistencies/barriers that compromise our ability … Continue reading Statement Regarding SURJ-Hartford
Sgt. Sean Spell was caught stomping on the head of a handcuffed suspect on video in June. The video was only released once the officer had retired on a $128,000+ annual pension.