Moral Monday
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Moral Monday gives voters a voice
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:12pm.

videoFolks from many races and religions were out in downtown Wilmington in support of Moral Monday. A rally that billed itself initially as one about voting rights turned into a rally about equality of all types.

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Protesters attend labor rights rally at NC Capitol
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:46pm.

Dozens of demonstrators wearing red union shirts rallied at the North Carolina capitol to call for fair wages and workers' rights. Friday's rally kicked off seven days of demonstrations by the organizers of the "Moral Monday" protests of conservative public policy at the North Carolina Legislature. About 1,000 people have been arrested at the protests during the past two legislative sessions.

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14 arrested after sit-in at legislative building
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 9:47am.

After nearly 11 hours of sitting, waiting for a lawmaker who never arrived, 14 legislative protesters were arrested at North Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Thom Tillis' office early Wednesday morning.

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Panel sets new rules for NC Legislative Building
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:44pm.

A General Assembly commission has approved new rules on how people can gather in the Legislative Building in Raleigh. The rules approved Thursday update several provisions, including what signs are allowed, and extending building hours.

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NC NAACP: Charges dropped against 50 protesters
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:28pm.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature.

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Civil rights group to announce more NC protests
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 7:55am.

Civil rights leaders are going to announce their plans for another round of protests over Republican policies in North Carolina.

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Protests of NC Republican policies back in Raleigh
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/23/2013 - 8:36am.

The movement against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment benefits.

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Barber, others found guilty in Moral Monday protests
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 4:38pm.

videoA judge has found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the state legislature.

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NC NAACP head in court to face protest charges
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 3:25pm.

A group of that includes North Carolina NAACP President William Barber is facing trial on charges stemming from mass protests at the state legislature.

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Union groups join NC NAACP at Labor Day event
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:09pm.

The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation.

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