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Your Call: What can we learn from Moral Monday?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll talk to leaders of the NAACP-led protests in North Carolina that are spawning similar efforts nationwide. In February, more than 80,000 people joined a historic march at the state capital in Raleigh to oppose cuts to healthcare and education, and threats to voting and abortion rights. What tactics and messages helped Moral Monday grow? And how would it work in California and elsewhere?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Tim Tyson, civil rights historian at Duke University

Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and one of the key leaders of Moral

Web Resources:

The American Prospect: A Mighty Shout in North Carolina

Slate: The Left Fights Back

The Washington Spectator: The Politics of Faith and Fusion: Moral Monday in North Carolina

The American Prospect: The Man Behind Moral Mondays