Black scholars are targeted, intimidated, and punished. Opposition to oppression does not constitute hate speech. What constitutes academic freedom? #ThinkingWhileBlack
Moral Monday CT gathers voices in the struggle for freedom and justice for black and brown people. We are rooted in the social justice and civil rights movement started by the Reverend Doctor William Barber of North Carolina in response to recent restrictions on voting rights. We are a statewide Connecticut-based coalition of individuals and organizations … Continue reading About Moral Monday CT
As a follow up to our recent action at the State Capital, MMCT has teamed up with our friends at First Congregational Church of Old Lyme to facilitate a community conversation regarding the state budget between area elected officials, nonprofit groups and members of the general public – to discuss the state’s planned cuts to health care, … Continue reading Community Conversation on the State Budget
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.