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Tour spawned by Moral Mondays coming to a community near you

Posted By Rob Schofield On May 29, 2013 @ 10:49 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Moral Mondays [1]Next Monday June 3 is expected to be the largest iteration yet of the ”Moral Monday” protests taking place at the General Assembly.  The events, which have been spearheaded by the North Carolina NAACP, have resulted in dozens of average citizens committing acts of peaceful civil disobedience.  

In recent days, however, NAACP, Democracy North Carolina and other progressive groups have launched a new grassroots effort that will bring the same spirit of protest and resolve to communities around the state. They’re calling it the “Forward Together” movement  and, to date, 25 events have already been organized [2]. Three took place last night in Raleigh, Wilson and Rocky Mount.

Here is the schedule for the next two weeks:

  • Northhampton/Halifax Counties – Mount Hope Baptist Church, 606 Atherton St., Jackson – Wed., May 29 at 10 AM
  • Orange County – Peace & Justice Plaza, 179 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill – Wed, May 29 at 12 PM
  • Pasquotank County – Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 501 S. Martin St., Elizabeth City – Wed., May 29 at 6 PM
  • Pitt/Beaufort Counties – Pitt County NAACP Headquarters, 800 W. 5th St., Greenville – Thurs., May 30 at 3 PM
  • Wayne/Sampson/Lenoir Counties – Rebuilding Broken Places, 2105 N. William St., Goldsboro – Thurs., May 30 at 7 PM
  • Cumberland/Robeson Counties – Fayetteville NAACP Headquarters, 707 Murchinson Rd., Fayetteville – Fri., May 31 at 10 AM
  • New Hanover/Pender Counties – Warner Temple AME Zion Church, 620 Nixon St., Wilmington (3 blocks from 1898 Memorial) – Fri., May 31 at 3 PM
  • Onslow County – AFGE Local 2065, 4124 Gumbranch Rd., Jacksonville – Fri., May 31 at 7 PM
  • Harnett/Johnston/Lee Counties - Church of God and Prophecy, 105 E. Granville St., Dunn – Sat., June 1 at 2 PM
  • Moore/Scotland/Montgomery/Hoke Counties – Spaulding Chapel AME Zion Church, 8254 Main St., Taylortown – Sat., June 1 at 7 PM
  • Union/Anson Counties – Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 501 E. Bazemore St., Monroe – Tues., June 4 at 3 PM
  • Mecklenburg County – Little Rock AME Zion Church (CDC Building), 401 N. McDowell St., Charlotte – Tues., June 4 at 7 PM
  • Cleveland County – TBA. Shelby -Wed., June 5 at 10 AM
  • Catawba County – Morning Star Baptist Church, 126 4th Ave., SW, Hickory – Wed., June 5 at 3 PM
  • Buncombe/Henderson Counties – St. Paul Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 813 6th Ave. W, Hendersonville – Wed., June 5 at 7 PM
  • Davie/Iredell/Rowan Counties – New Jerusalem Apostolic Church, 508 Campbell Rd., Mocksville – Thurs., June 6 at 11 AM
  • Forsyth/Rockingham Counties – TBA, Winston-Salem – Thurs. June 6 at 6 PM
  • Guilford/Alamance Counties – New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1105 Willow Road, Greensboro – Thurs. June 6 at 6 PM
  • Randolph County – Greater St. John’s Baptist Church, 819 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Asheboro – Thurs. June 6 at 7 PM
  • Person/Granville/Caswell Counties – Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 Old Durham Rd. Roxboro – Fri., June 7 at 10 AM
  • Vance/Franklin Counties – Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church, 511 Orange St., Henderson – Fri., June 7 at 3 PM
  • Durham County – Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2620 Weaver St., Durham – Fri., June 7 at 7 PM

 


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[2] 25 events have already been organized: http://www.democracy-nc.org/downloads/naacp-tour-schedule.pdf

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