We will join with Women across Connecticut in Bridgeport on Saturday, February 19th at 1 pm to march, stand with and center Black women’s voices as we demand our humanity be recognized! We must hold Mayor Ganim and other elected officials accountable for their complicity and silence in upholding racism and corruption in the Bridgeport … Continue reading Black Women Speak – A March for Truth and Justice
Labor Day was created at the exclusion of black workers. It was established in 1894 by President Grover Cleveland to honor and appease dissatisfied [white] railroad workers. Blacks were prohibited from joining the railroad worker’s union. Excluded from the right to even fight for fair work and wages, the Pullman porters formed their own union. … Continue reading Labor Day: a History of Racial Injustice
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