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Snowden and the South's history of spying

March 24, 2014 - Given the history in Mississippi and the South of state-backed spying on innocent citizens, Southerners should be particularly sensitive to the National Security Agency's snooping on private citizens that whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed last year.

What's next for Moral Mondays?

August 2, 2013 - With anger still simmering over what North Carolina's ultraconservative legislature has wrought, organizers of the Moral Monday protests that have led to the arrests of over 900 people for civil disobedience are taking the movement to communities across the state.

Why I joined Moral Monday

June 7, 2013 - North Carolina leaders are dismissing demonstrations that have brought thousands to Raleigh and resulted in more than 300 arrests for peaceful civil disobedience. But the concerns that are fueling the Moral Monday movement won't go away anytime soon.