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In just two days, Charlotte will host Moral Monday to protest the policies of Gov. Pat McCrory and NC's Republican-controlled General Assembly.

“We are not going to let the so-called religious right define the moral discourse in the public square,” state NAACP President William Barber II said at a news conference Friday at Charlotte Stonewall AME Zion church.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

I'm planning to go and welcome company! Here's the where and when ... follow me below the Queen City's tiara for more.

Monday, August 19, 2013
5:00pm
Marshall Park
800 E. Third St.
Charlotte, NC

Marshall Park, Charlotte, NC, via wikipedia
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The Charlotte Moral Monday Facebook page, is already showing over 1200 RSVPs!

We are bringing Moral Monday to every district in the state and we need your help to keep the momentum going.

Stand up to attacks on our teachers, our voting rights, and healthcare by using these last two weeks to step up the outreach so we can get as many folks out as possible.

Join us on August 19 to let the world know about the extreme attacks on our teachers, our voting rights, and healthcare by the leadership in the NC General Assembly. They want to take back the rights won with the blood, sweat and tears of our forefathers and mothers with policies such as: a new Poll Tax disguised as Voter ID, cuts to Early Voting, ending Same-Day Registration and banning Sunday Voting; taking away a $2500 tax credit from parents whose children do not vote at home, even if they're in college; making felons who have served their debt to society wait another 5 years and get supported by a unanimous decision by the local board of elections to get their right to vote back; and other initiatives to make it harder for some people to vote.

Share this event! Talk to your neighbors and everyone in your community. We need your help.

The weather forecast looks OK; unseasonably cool with a high 82F and scattered T-storms. Out-of-town Kossacks who want to attend are welcome to meet at my house and take light rail into town, or just meet us there. The details will also be posted on * New Day * every morning.
I-77 Carolina Kossacks Meetup for Charlotte Moral Monday

Note: Charlotte traffic is a bear to navigate on a good day so I tried to set things up so out-of-towners don’t have to stress over parking, getting around or arriving hungry. Anyone is welcome to join us at any time, no worries if you can’t make it early.

• Meet & greet, free parking and carpool to light rail:
TIME: Noon-1:00 PM
LOCATION: SteelerGrrl's home, Charlotte
Send Kosmail for directions

• Late lunch and refreshments:
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: The Common Market
1515 S. Tryon St. • Charlotte
Onsite parking for patrons only
2 blocks from Bland Street Station on Lynx

• Moral Monday Protest at Charlotte's Marshall Park at 5:00 PM:
TIME: Plan to assemble between 3:30 and 4:00, location TBA
LOCATION: Marshall Park
800 E. Third Street • Central Park Region in Charlotte

ORGANIZER: Send SteelerGrrl a kosmail to attend.

Please include a phone and/or email contact if you RSVP. Hope to see you there!
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Originally posted to SteelerGrrl on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 08:40 AM PDT.

Also republished by The First and The Fourth and North Carolina BLUE.

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