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Police: 120 arrested in largest Moral Monday protest yet

State Capitol Police said 120 people were arrested Monday following the largest NAACP-led demonstration yet against the policies of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature. The eighth week of what the civil rights group calls “Moral Mondays” brought the number of … Continue reading

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More than 150 arrested at ‘Mega Moral Monday’ protest

More than 100 people were arrested Monday at the largest demonstration yet of the North Carolina NAACP’s weeks-long protest of the conservative policies of the Republican-led General Assembly. Police estimated that roughly 1,000 people attended a rally late Monday afternoon … Continue reading

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How Responsive Are Our North Carolina Legislators?

by David DeGerolamo and John Keida See additional comments on CNNews When you go to your State Legislator’s web site and send him/her an email, does he/she read it? Probably not. It seems to go into a big black hole … Continue reading

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Occupy Raleigh at the General Assembly – March 25, 2012

I decided to remove the video of the speech from the “Occupy the Highways and March to Your Statehouse” demonstration on March 25th at the General Assembly in Raleigh, NC. The assorted group of impromptu speakers did not present a plan, a … Continue reading

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