SOS Members Rally, “Die-In,” on Historic Edmund Pettis Bridge

Members of SOS’ Direct Action Team, with members of the 21st Century Youth Leaders, held a demonstration on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in solidarity with protestors around the country who seek changes to prevent police over-reach that lead to the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, and Eric Garner in New York City. The […]



Get Out The Vote

Voting matters now more than ever, as extreme policies in local, state and national politics threaten the hard-fought rights won by Americans of good conscience. The future is now, starting with the ballot box. Please do all you can to encourage your members of your family, houses of worship and organizations to vote in this […]

Voter Message from Hank Sanders

In SOS’ get-out-the-vote efforts, State Sen. Hank Sanders urges us to use the power of our vote, our voices, to make the change we want to see in our state and beyond.             “You are More Powerful Than You Know”   “The Power of One”   “Use Your Power”   […]



Faithful Seven Arrested at Alabama Capitol Found NOT GUILTY 1

(Montgomery, AL Oct. 6, 2014) – The seven Alabamians arrested for singing and praying in the State Capitol as an act of faith in support of health care and Medicaid expansion were found not guilty following their trial in Montgomery County District Court today.  The purpose of their moral stand remains to persuade Gov. Robert […]

“Faithful Seven” Headed to Trial In Moral Monday Arrests 1

The seven Alabamians arrested for singing and praying in the State Capitol as an act of faith in support of health care and Medicaid expansion will head to trial on Monday, October 6, 2014. The trial is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. in Courtroom 2C of the Montgomery County Courthouse at 101 South Lawrence Street. The […]

From left to right: Alecha Irby, John Zippert, Faya Toure (aka Rose Sanders), Rev. Fred L Hammond, Annie Pearl Avery, Rev. Kenneth Sharpton-Glascow, Augustus (Gus) Townes. From

Faya Toure (aka Rose Sanders) leads the protestors us in the song, “There’s a River Flowin’ in My Soul,” in the Alabama Capitol Building of Montgomery.

Seven Arrested During Jericho March at the Alabama Capitol 1

[ NOTE: The contents of this post originally appeared in and from the the Greene County Democrat. The photo came from this blog’s post, “Arrest is a Minor Inconvenience.” ] Seven marchers who participate in the Moral Monday Week of Action’s Jericho March at the Alabama Capitol were arrested when they refused to leave […]

SOS Leads Moral Week of Action in Alabama Aug. 22-28 1

The Save OurSelves Movement for Justice and Democracy is joining with other groups in five Southern states to hold seven consecutive days of action to expose and challenge destructive laws that attack civil and human rights. These extreme laws, passed in Republican-controlled states, reinforce historic inequality, weaken constitutional rights and expose people to continued injustices. […]

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