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Moral Monday

Moral Monday gives voters a voice

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videoFolks from many races and religions were out in downtown Wilmington in support of Moral Monday. A rally that billed itself initially as one about voting rights turned into a rally about equality of all types. Full story...
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Protesters attend labor rights rally at NC Capitol

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Dozens of demonstrators wearing red union shirts rallied at the North Carolina capitol to call for fair wages and workers' rights. Friday's rally kicked off seven days of demonstrations by the organizers of the "Moral Monday" protests of conservative public policy at the North Carolina Legislature. About 1,000 people have been arrested at the protests during the past two legislative sessions. Full story...
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14 arrested after sit-in at legislative building

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After nearly 11 hours of sitting, waiting for a lawmaker who never arrived, 14 legislative protesters were arrested at North Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Thom Tillis' office early Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Panel sets new rules for NC Legislative Building

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A General Assembly commission has approved new rules on how people can gather in the Legislative Building in Raleigh. The rules approved Thursday update several provisions, including what signs are allowed, and extending building hours. Full story...
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NC NAACP: Charges dropped against 50 protesters

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The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature. Full story...
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Civil rights group to announce more NC protests

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Civil rights leaders are going to announce their plans for another round of protests over Republican policies in North Carolina. Full story...
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Protests of NC Republican policies back in Raleigh

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The movement against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment benefits. Full story...
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Barber, others found guilty in Moral Monday protests

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videoA judge has found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the state legislature. Full story...
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NC NAACP head in court to face protest charges

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A group of that includes North Carolina NAACP President William Barber is facing trial on charges stemming from mass protests at the state legislature. Full story...
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Union groups join NC NAACP at Labor Day event

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The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation. Full story...
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Charges dropped against reporter from NC protest

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Charges have been dropped against a Charlotte Observer reporter arrested while covering protesters at the North Carolina legislature. Full story...
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Moral Monday targets Goolsby, abortion bills

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video For the second week in a row Senator Thom Goolsby’s office became the site of Moral Monday protests in the Port City. Full story...
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Democrats bring Moral Monday protest to Goolsby

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video Days after the Republican-controlled North Carolina Senate reworked a House bill to include new regulations on abortions, local Democrats brought the Moral Monday protests to one senator's Wilmington office. Full story...
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New Hanover County Democrats head to Moral Monday protest

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video A group from the Port City made their way to Raleigh on Monday to participate in the latest Moral Monday protest. Full story...
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NAACP protesters court cases delayed

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Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Full story...
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