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Wilmington 10 members, NAACP hold rally in support of pardons

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video Members of the NAACP and Wilmington 10 rallied Tuesday night in support of pardons for the group, seeking to collect 100,000 petition signatures. But one former Wilmington Police officer says there are questions that still need to be answered. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: As Wilmington 10 seek pardons, former cop wants whole story retold

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video 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...
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NC NAACP president to keynote Wilmington 10 rally

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Rev. William Barber, president of the NC State Conference of the NAACP, will be the keynote speaker during the first Faith Community Rally in Support of Pardons of Innocence for The Wilmington 10 tomorrow. Full story...
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NC NAACP supports man who says he was wrongly imprisoned

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The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is speaking out in support of a man who says he's wrongly imprisoned for killing a man at his home in Georgia. Full story...
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NAACP state chief back at Legislative Building

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The leader of a North Carolina civil rights group arrested last year for disrupting a House session says he and others are back at the Legislative Building to ensure lawmakers work to benefit all citizens and not a privileged few. Full story...
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Wilmington 10 seek pardons from Perdue

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video Ten North Carolina youths sent to prison in the 1970s who became known as the Wilmington 10 are seeking pardons of innocence from Gov. Bev Perdue before she leaves office this year. Full story...
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NAACP leader pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

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The head of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says his activism will not be hindered by his conviction on a charge of misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Full story...
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NC NAACP goes on radio against marriage amendment

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A civil rights organization is using radio to urge North Carolina voters to oppose the proposed marriage amendment in the name of keeping discrimination out of the state constitution. Full story...
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NAACP cautions NC counties on voter ID legislation

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North Carolina's largest civil rightsorganization is cautioning county governments not to try and enact local versions of a voter identification bill vetoed last year by Gov. Bev Perdue. Full story...
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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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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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