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Hundreds march for Lennon Lacy
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:47pm.

videoHundreds gathered at The First Baptist Church in Bladenboro on Saturday to march for Lennon Lacy, the 17 year old West Bladen High School student who was found dead in August.

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FBI looking into Lennon Lacy hanging death
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 2:40pm.

videoNearly three months after a Bladen County teen was found hanging from a swingset, federal investigators are now involved in the case.

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NAACP offers no real update in Lacy investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:42pm.

video The NAACP billed a news conference this afternoon as one with new information in the Lennon Lacy investigation but the president of the North Carolina chapter offered no new information outside of a date for a rally to be held later this month.

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NAACP offers update in Lennon Lacy investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:35pm.

videoThe North Carolina NAACP will hold what organizers are calling a community mass meeting to discuss what it calls new findings in the investigation of the death of Lennon Lacy.

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Outside review of Lennon Lacy death investigation released
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:26pm.

video The NC NAACP released the findings of an outside review of how Lennon Lacy's death investigation was handled. The Bladen County teenager was found dead, hanging from a swing set, in late August. His death was ruled a suicide. The new report questions the investigation from the very start.

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NAACP, family ask for federal review of Bladenboro teen's death
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:41pm.

video The North Carolina NAACP today asked the US Attorney in Raleigh for a full, federal review of the death of a Bladenboro teen.

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NAACP holds post-election news conference, urges emergency Medicaid meeting
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:38pm.

video Rev. Dr. William Barber and other NAACP officials held a news conference in Wilmington this morning, urging Governor Pat McCrory and Senator-elect Thom Tillis to meet about Medicaid expansion.

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UPDATE: NAACP holds memorial for Bladenboro teen
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:41pm.

The North Carolina NAACP will hold a community meeting and memorial service for a Bladen County teen found dead last month.video

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Moral Monday gives voters a voice
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:12pm.

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.

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HAPPENING TODAY: Union, NAACP plan several Labor Day rallies across NC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:38am.

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. The #TalkUnion tour kicks off Monday morning in Raleigh.

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