The Hills Are Alive: 12 Amazing Images from Mountain Moral Monday

Yesterday, the Moral Monday protests in Raleigh spread to Asheville in the western part of the state. The event was dubbed Mountain Moral Monday.

Crowd estimates ranged between 5,000 and 10,000.

The all-ages crowd was inspired and inspiring.

Rev. Barber of the NC NAACP fired up the crowd and excited this dog.

“Are we being punked or punched?”

What Gov. McCrory doesn’t understand.

The Moral Monday movement cuts across all demographics. Here’s proof.

The truth about teachers.

“Raleigh is our Selma.”

Another crowd shot, because why not.

Meanwhile, in Chicago, protesters crashed an ALEC gathering, carrying the message of the Moral Monday movement.

“No to ALEC.”

Arrested for speaking up.

To get involved in the fight for workers’ rights in North Carolina, email Catherine at Cmedlock-walton@workingamerica.org.

Thanks to Twitter users @phillipcantor, @asheville, @OPNinfo, @rosemaryyelton, @mtt_turp, @BeccaWetheim, @SGRoom203, @JakeFrankel, @lululove1996, @noshock, and @sherierb for their incredible photos.

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