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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 7:42pm.READ MORE:
Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has issued pardons to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 1:46pm.READ MORE:
Members of the Wilmington 10 made a special delivery this morning to Gov. Bev Perdue's office. The group along with their supporters delivered 130,000 petition signatures to the state capitol today. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 5:50pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington 10 members are hoping that a petition with thousands of signatures will help Gov. Bev Perdue grant them pardons. But the group also has something else up their sleeves. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:02am.READ MORE:
Wilmington 10 member Willie Earl Vereen and a group of supporters, including many from Wilmington, will deliver more than 14,000 petition signatures requesting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10, to the governor's office in Raleigh today. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 2:09pm.READ MORE:
This morning the NAACP took its Wilmington 10 pardon campaign to Chapel Hill in an effort to prove its case. The Wilmington 10 were convicted in 1971 of arson and conspiracy. They are now asking Gov. Bev Perdue for a pardon. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 1:34pm.READ MORE:
The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says newly discovered notes by the prosecutor in the Wilmington 10 case show he engaged in racial profiling to select 12 people more likely to convict the suspects. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 11:30pm.READ MORE:
With early voting underway and thousands hitting the polls, one group is openly trying to challenge minorities' right to vote in North Carolina. That is according to the state NAACP, which claims that the Tea Party is behind it all. Full story...
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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 5:49pm.READ MORE:
Members of the NAACP and the Wilmington 10 rally tonight in support of pardons for the group. More than 40 years after Mike's Grocery on South 6th Street was fire bombed, a former Wilmington Police officer says there is another side of the story that is not being told. Full story...