A False Sense of Superiority: Racial Prejudice and Cultural Appropriation

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

Power to the People

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

Pilgrim Foot and Knee

Some say America is experiencing a whitelash against black self-determination and power…that Trumpism would never be possible without the Presidency of Barack Obama. The proverb states that until the lions have their own storytellers, the history of the hunt will glorify the hunter. The power of story, history and propaganda are demonstrated in films such … Continue reading Pilgrim Foot and Knee

Statement Regarding SURJ-Hartford

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

Statement Regarding Mistrial in Walter Scott Case

December 7, 2016 Moral Monday CT stands in solidarity with the host of others from across the country who have expressed concern, frustration and outrage at the news of the mistrial declared in the court case against Michael Slager, the former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, black and … Continue reading Statement Regarding Mistrial in Walter Scott Case