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"It's Monday and the South is rising"
“It’s Monday and the South is rising”

“It’s Monday and the South is rising” from Jonathan Michels on Vimeo. North Carolina has a strong history of people fighting for social justice from Reconstruction to the civil rights movement. The most current incarnation of this struggle is the Moral Monday movement. During the summer of 2013, seasoned a…

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Interview: Ajamu Dillahunt, Long-Time Civil Rights Organizer
Interview: Ajamu Dillahunt, Long-Time Civil Rights Organizer

Article originally published in Scalawag Magazine on July 8, 2015. Original article can be found here. Ajamu Dillahunt is a founding member of Black Workers for Justice, a grassroots organization focused on empowering African-American workers to become leaders in the Black Freedom and labor movements. The text below is take…

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Grant for oral history transcriptions
Grant for oral history transcriptions

I was recently been awarded a grant by the Southern Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of the American South to transcribe several of my oral history interviews about the Moral Monday movement. Interviewees include Timothy Tyson, Nancy Petty, Al McSurely, John Mendez and other participants in the movement that…