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Supreme Court says justice can hear case
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:14am.

The North Carolina Supreme Court says Justice Paul Newby can consider a lawsuit challenging the way election districts are drawn.

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Saffo says 2011 apology not about Wilmington 10 guilt or innocence
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 4:50pm.

videoWilmington 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.

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Wilmington 10 group to deliver more than 14,000 signatures, Saffo apology to governor
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 9:02am.

video 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.

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NAACP presents more evidence it hopes will get Wilmington 10 pardon
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 1:09pm.

video 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.

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NAACP discusses Wilmington 10 prosecutor's notes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:34pm.

video 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.

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NAACP says Tea Party 'poll watchers' are out to suppress minority vote
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:30pm.

video 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.

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NC NAACP convention focuses on voting rights
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 7:43am.

The North Carolina NAACP's three-day annual convention will emphasize the need to vote in next month's election. The convention begins Thursday and ends Saturday.

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NAACP: GOP-drawn lines disenfranchise black voters
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 11:58am.

A legal motion by a coalition of civil rights groups claims voting districts drafted by the Republican-dominated North Carolina legislature disenfranchises black voters and asks a state court to declare the lines unconstitutional.

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NAACP to push GOP lawmakers on pre-kindergarten
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 1:04pm.

The North Carolina NAACP's president says the civil rights group is launching a campaign targeting Republican legislators who have resisted full funding for the state's pre-kindergarten enrichment program.

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NC chapter of NAACP slated to register voters
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 6:10am.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is set to announce a statewide mobilization for voter registration planned for this weekend.

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