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.
#KeithLamontScott #TerrenceCrutcher #SayTheirNames Hundreds of people of faith and conscience protested at the corner of Albany and Main Streets in Hartford. Protestors came from Hartford, Norwalk, Waterbury, New Haven, Bristol, Springfield, MA, New Britain, Bloomfield, West Hartford, Manchester, Glastonbury and other communities. Activists took to the streets in deep frustration and grief, called to witness and … Continue reading #WeAreCharlotte #TulsaIsEverywhere
Police in Brazil kill 8 people a day and police in Rio de Janeiro kill every 15 hours. Moral Monday CT will stand in solidarity with the people of Brazil, won't you stand with us? According to Amnesty International, police brutality has increased as police "clean up" for the Olympics. The U.N. Committee on the … Continue reading Send Moral Monday CT to Brazil
The controversy around Hartford’s “Dunkin Donuts Park” continues, I am reflecting that the proposed stadium was sold to us as an economic engine to revitalize the city’s North End. Former political leaders signed on to the project and here we are today. Stadium not finished. Price tag for it somewhere between $60 - $70 million. … Continue reading Dunkin Donut Park Reflection
Join Moral Monday CT as we raise our voices and spirits in the struggle Hell U Talmbout - Janelle Monae Eric Garner Song I can hear my brother (neighbor, sister) saying (calling, crying) I can’t breathe Now I’m in the struggle and (saying) I can’t leave (We’re) Calling out the violence of the racist police … Continue reading Primer: Freedom Songs for Protestors