June 30, 2017 “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Hello Moral Monday CT family! We are living in a social and political climate that has lifted up some of the … Continue reading In Solidarity with Professor Johnny Williams
Since the beginning of 2017, there have been at least eight cases of police brutality, violence and overreach in Connecticut. At least three young people lost their lives as a result of these encounters. The interactions involved unnecessary and high-speed police car pursuits, as well as lethal, and sometimes deadly force by police against unarmed … Continue reading Waterbury #BlackLivesMatter Rally
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.
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