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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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Occupy Winston-Salem: Three years later
Occupy Winston-Salem: Three years later

Article originally published in Triad City Beat on October 29, 2014. Original article can be found here. by Jonathan Michels “We are the 99 percent!” “And so are you!” For the men and women in suits and ties leaving the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, the scene was anything but business as usual. [...]…

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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…