A Cultural, Structural and Historical Perspective
IN UNDERSTANDING THE MEANING OF ALLOWING
GPD OFFICER TRAVIS COLE TO RESIGN WITHOUT PUNISHMENT
Offered by Reverend Nelson N. Johnson & Retired Attorney Lewis Pitts
September 26, 2016
Protestors in 31 State Capitols Deliver “Higher Ground Moral Declaration” to Governors during National Day of Moral Action September 12, 2016
A vision came to life on Monday, September 12th, 2016, in 31 state capitols across the Nation; the vision of a National Day of Moral Action took place and had a major impact all over the country especially in North Carolina.
What started out as a gathering where political officials operated as if they were on a public relations campaign turned into a momentous occasion in the community urging city officials to move forward on economic, educational, criminal justice and police issues.
Mayor Vaughan and Members of Council, my name is Nelson Johnson. I reside at 2115 Murrayhill Road in Greensboro. I come before the Council today to ask you, as humbly, ...
Citizens Speak Out Against Greensboro City Council’s Investing 2 Million Dollars In Police Body-Cams That Remain Hidden from the Public
Many Greensboro citizens gathered at the City Council Chambers on August 16th, 2016, for the City Council Meeting to reject the proposed resolution that called for the City to invest 2 million dollars in police body-worn cameras.
On Monday, August 8th 2016, approximately three hundred people gathered at the County Commissioners’ Chambers to fight against Guilford County Board of Elections (BOE) attempt to suppress their voting rights. Through the efforts of Democracy NC, The Beloved Community Center, League of Women Voters and other organizations, the citizens of the Greensboro community were able to significantly reduce the boards effort to suppress voters access to the ballot.