The Moral Monday Protesters

  • Introduction
  • Pick The Protester Game
  • Protester Database
  • Protester Facts & Figures
  • Anatomy of a Protester
  • Protester Salaries
  • Since April, an NAACP-led coalition of liberal organizations has staged protests inside the General Assembly. (To read more about the protests and protesters, use the right and left arrows on your keyboard to navigate the slides.)

  • Each week, protesters volunteer to be arrested for trespassing, refusal to disperse, and singing and chanting.

  • The mainstream media has been overwhelmingly supportive.

  • "On Monday, 151 people were arrested as part of the latest 'Moral Monday' - an ongoing grassroots movement against a radical right-wing agenda in North Carolina's Republican-led General Assembly. These courageous individuals are practicing non-violent civil disobedience..."
    - Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC
    June 8, 2013

    "The crowd, diverse in age and backgrounds, was in Raleigh to take part in a growing protest movement organized by the state NAACP..."
    - Anne Blythe, Charlotte Observer
    May 13, 2013

  • Do these protesters really represent North Carolina? Is this truly a "grassroots movement"?

    We decided to find out.

  • On this website, you will find detailed information about the protesters. But here is a quick snapshot of what you are about to see.

    Use the figures tab above to see more graphs and charts.

  • Protesters overwhelmingly come from three counties: Orange County, Durham County, and Wake County.

  • Protester political affiliations are also not representative of NC voter statistics...

  • Moral Monday protesters are many things, but they are not representative of North Carolina as a whole.

  • We welcome you to look at and interact with the data. If you have a question or think we made an error, contact

    settherecordstraight@nccivitas.org

    If you would like to have your information removed from the database, send us a signed letter with your name, phone number, and address to:

    The Civitas Institute
    100 S Harrington Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    Use the tabs above to find out more information.

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If you would like to have your information removed from the database, send us a signed letter with your name, phone number, and address to:

The Civitas Institute
100 S Harrington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Available arrestee mugshots can be viewed by clicking on the name of the individual.

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