"Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person…is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of … Continue reading MLK Day 2021
Happy 2020! A New Year. A new decade. A new day. Sadly, all of the injustices we so diligently challenged and struggled against throughout 2019 and many years prior followed us into this new year. Struggles and challenges that helped bring Connecticut Black Women into existence in early 2019. One such challenge is of Black … Continue reading A Look Back-CTBW
Moral Monday CT is mobilizing organizations, groups and people of faith and conscience to be in solidarity on October 1, 2017 in Hartford CT. Generations of marches, sit-ins, walk-outs, blocked bridges, protests, and arts activism and prayers have not delivered justice. It is our duty to hold up the #M4BL, the BlackLivesMatter movement as champions … Continue reading Join the CT Rally 4 Racial Justice, Oct 1st
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
Resist the idea that this nation's greatness must hedge on archaic tropes of white supremacy.