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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.

VOICES: Labor rights are civil rights

February 12, 2009 - By Julian Bond The following is excerpted from a speech to the AFL-CIO 25th Constitutional Convention in July, 2007. I know the mutual benefits that grew from the historic alliance between organized labor and the movement for civil rights--benefits we all must work to strengthen and extend today.

Stayed on Freedom

October 10, 2005 - December 1, 2005 marks the 50th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. That's the day when Rosa Parks, a former secretary for the local NAACP, boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus in downtown Montgomery, and refused to give up her seat for a white passenger.