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Civil Rights

NC groups plan tour of poverty-stricken areas

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Civil rights groups will hold listening tours of poverty-stricken areas in North Carolina's rural counties and inner city neighborhoods. Full story...
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NC group presses for black judicial nominees

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North Carolina's largest civil rights organization is calling on the state's two U.S. senators to nominate black judges for positions on the federal bench. Full story...
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Irene could disrupt King memorial dedication in DC

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A hurricane bearing down on the East Coast could disrupt plans to dedicate a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall in Washington Full story...
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Wake Forest finds recording of early MLK speech

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Nearly a year before his most famous speech, Martin Luther King Jr. was testing out one of its key phrases at Wake Forest University. Full story...
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Little rain on parade to honor MLK

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video Today is a day to remember and celebrate the man who raised awareness for social change, peace and justice. Full story...
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Judge allows lawsuit against Greensboro police

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A federal judge is allowing two lawsuits by more than three dozen black officers to continue against the Greensboro Police Department. Full story...
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Wilmington native discusses civil rights legacy

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video As part of Black History Month Wilmington native Joseph McNeil and another member of the Greensboro 4, Dr. Franklin McCain will speak at UNCW tonight. The program is at Kenan Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Full story...
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