North Carolina General AssemblyApr 29, 2013

Moral Mondays

 I am here as a student to stand by the liberal arts education that made me who I am today. As a woman, I am here to declare that this body is mine. As an immigrant, I am here to remind everybody that at some point our families were from somewhere else. And as a human being I am here because I know that the attacks on my gay friends, on the people that I love in immigrant detention centers, on the housekeepers on UNC's campus are all interconnected.
Ivanna Gonzalez, Moral Monday arrestee

Beginning in the spring of 2013, protesters from a variety of backgrounds gathered as part of the “Moral Movement” to commit civil disobedience outside of the state legislature.

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