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Lennon Lacy's mom pleads for tips

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videoDozens of people packed into the Bladenboro Church to hear what new information, if any, had been brought to light since the FBI took over this investigation in December. Full story...
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NC NAACP going to legislators' districts to call them out

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North Carolina's NAACP is singling out four Republican lawmakers for their opposition to Medicaid expansion and their support of elections changes by holding advocacy efforts in their home districts. Full story...
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NC protests continue next week in Raleigh in run-up to march

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Protesters of policies backed by the North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory will have a frequent presence in Raleigh leading up to a yearly march promoting what organizers call a "moral" agenda. The Rev. William Barber of the state NAACP talked Thursday about the run-up to the ninth annual rally Feb. 14 in downtown Raleigh. Full story...
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'Know Your Rights' event held for public

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videoA "Know Your Rights" event was held Friday at the Martin Luther King Center in Wilmington. Full story...
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Hundreds march for Lennon Lacy

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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. Full story...
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FBI looking into Lennon Lacy hanging death

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videoNearly three months after a Bladen County teen was found hanging from a swingset, federal investigators are now involved in the case. Full story...
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NAACP offers no real update in Lacy investigation

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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. Full story...
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NAACP offers update in Lennon Lacy investigation

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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. Full story...
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Outside review of Lennon Lacy death investigation released

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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. Full story...
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NAACP, family ask for federal review of Bladenboro teen's death

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