Civil Disobedience http://wunc.org en Lawyer and Organizer Reflects On 50 Years Of Civil Rights Action http://wunc.org/post/lawyer-and-organizer-reflects-50-years-civil-rights-action <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://mcsurely.com/index.php/our-team/alan-mcsurely/">Al McSurely</a> has spent more than five decades fighting racism, poverty and discrimination. </span></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:47:04 +0000 Laura Lee & Frank Stasio 25222 at http://wunc.org Lawyer and Organizer Reflects On 50 Years Of Civil Rights Action Civitas’ Moral Monday Arrestee Database Elicits Critical Responses http://wunc.org/post/civitas-moral-monday-arrestee-database-elicits-critical-responses <p>The &nbsp;<a href="http://www.nccivitas.org/moralmonday/">Civitas Institute posted an online database of Moral Monday/Witness Wednesday arrestees yesterday on its website</a>, prompting a flood of responses and online commentary. The database includes demographic breakdowns of 382 people by political affiliation, age, race, and employment, and even includes a “Pick The Protester Game" in which the user must match a piece of demographic information with one of three mugshots.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:45:54 +0000 Laura Candler 17665 at http://wunc.org Civitas’ Moral Monday Arrestee Database Elicits Critical Responses Moral Mondays: Modern Day Civil Disobedience In The State Capitol http://wunc.org/post/moral-mondays-modern-day-civil-disobedience-state-capitol <p>If you've gone to the legislature these past four Mondays, you likely encountered a group of demonstrators singing, chanting, holding hands and raising signs. And a lot of them are getting arrested. Since April 29th, 153 people have been arrested at what the NAACP and other organizers are calling "Moral Mondays."</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of community members and scholars joined h</span>ost<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Frank </span>Stasio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on </span>WUNC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The State of Things </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to talk about the recent arrests, as well as the theory and history behind civil disobedience on a global scale.</span></p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:53:38 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 15793 at http://wunc.org Moral Mondays: Modern Day Civil Disobedience In The State Capitol