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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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NAACP blasts state budget plan

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Leaders of the NAACP from around southeastern North Carolina gathered in Wilmington today to talk about their disgust for the proposed budget. They claim the budget was developed by ultra-radical, tea-party conservatives. Full story...
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Local NAACP says it backs Warren's claims of racial bias

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Local chapters of the NAACP say they back a Brunswick County Commissioner's claims he's being racially harassed. Full story...
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National NAACP decries arrest of NC state president and six other activists

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“The courage of Reverend Dr. Barber and the other leaders who were arrested shows the unyielding resolve that we must all exhibit to protect America’s promise for hard working North Carolina families.” - NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous Full story...
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AP Interview: NAACP wants NC threat investigation

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The NAACP's national president is asking investigators to find the person responsible for a death threat he says was made against the leader of the organization's North Carolina chapter. Full story...
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NC House speaker says NAACP chief should apologize

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North Carolina's House speaker says the president of the state NAACP owes his chamber an apology for disruptive behavior in the gallery that led to seven arrests. Full story...
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NAACP leaders removed NC House gallery after commotion

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North Carolina General Assembly police arrested six people after a group began chanting in the gallery of the state House minutes before the start of a civil rights rally. Full story...
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NAACP files complaint over Wake schools policy

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The North Carolina NAACP has filed a federal civil rights complaint over changes to the diversity policy in the state's largest school system. Full story...
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UPDATE: Superintendent says NAACP had nothing to do with principal's suspension

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video "It has nothing to do with the NAACP," superintendent Allison Sholar. "I don't cower to them, and they don't make my decisions for me." Full story...
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Pender NAACP wants school board chair to quit

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For six months the Pender County NAACP has been investigating Pender County School Board Chair Tom Roper. Today the civil rights group released its findings, calling for Roper to resign. Full story...
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Pender Post: NAACP done with school district investigation

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Pender Post editor Andy Pettigrew will discuss the story with Marcy Cuevas tomorrow on Good Morning Carolina. Full story...
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Pender NAACP president flip-flops on interview

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Last week, we tried to reach the Pender County NAACP president to talk about racial allegations against the county school board. Full story...
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Pender County Board of Ed to NAACP: Cease, desist & apologize

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video The Pender County Board of Education is issuing this press release to respond publicly to allegations by Dr. Rachel Stephens, President of the Pender County NAACP. Full story...
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NAACP leader contradicts himself on redistricting plan

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video Wilmington NAACP president Harold Beatty says the New Hanover County School Board should have redistricted middle schools to create socioeconomic balance and not to keep students at schools close to their homes, but he said he doesn't think busing was the solution. Full story...
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Group presents petition against redistricting plan

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More than 850 members of the community have signed the petition. The group says the current neighborhood school map separates socioeconomic groups. Full story...
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