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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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NAACP explains its absence at school forum

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After allegations of unfair hiring practices, the Pender County chapter of the NAACP was noticeably absent at last night's school forum. Full story...
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NAACP not pleased with the diversity on television

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videoMany of your favorite shows have returned with new episodes this year, but the NAACP is not pleased with the way some of those shows look. Full story...
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NAACP embarks on pilgrimage to Raleigh

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videoMembers of the North Carolina National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are embarking on a pilgrimage to the State Capitol. A group left today from Wilmington. Full story...
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NAACP: Goal is movement, not moment

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videoThe NAACP State Convention is in Wilmington this weekend and the president of the state chapter delivered his State of the State address Friday. Rev. William Barber repeatedly reminded his audience that working towards the NAACP's goals is movement, not a moment. The president of the North Carolina NAACP delivered his State of the State address to a group of responsive and enthusiastic supporters. Full story...
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NAACP holds symposium on Race Riot

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NC NAACP President Rev. Barber spoke to a filled ballroom about not only asking for recognition of what he calls terrorists riots, but legal response as well. Full story...
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NAACP to hold Youth Night

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Getting young people off the streets and more involved is on the NAACP's agenda. As a result it's hosting a youth night Friday. Full story...
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Wilmington hosts 64th annual NAACP State Convention

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Wilmington is host to the state NAACP convention this year. Thursday night, the organization's leaders held a community worship service at Union Baptist Church. Full story...
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City breaks ground on 1898 Memorial Park

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videoA big weekend is ahead for civil rights activists here in Wilmington. The city is playing host to the 64th annual NAACP state convention. The NAACP members met at Union Missionary Baptist Church Thursday. One event the group supports here in Wilmington is Thursday morning's groundbreaking of the 1898 Memorial Park. Full story...
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NAACP criticizes local school segregation

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videoThey say New Hanover County's school system is still segregated. The NAACP has harsh criticisms over diversity in the county's three magnet schools. Full story...
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NAACP to hold state conference in Wilmington

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One of the oldest civil rights organizations, the NAACP, just announced it's 64th annual North Carolina State Conference will take place right here in Wilmington. The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP made the announcement Monday. Full story...
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NAACP president rebuffed on N.C. hog plant visit

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The president of the North Carolina NAACP was turned away Thursday as he tried to visit the Smithfield Foods hog slaughterhouse in Tar Heel. Full story...
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Mayor Holds Public Meeting to Dispell Rumors about Police-Involved Shooting

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This afternoon, city leaders met with community members to dispell some of the rumors about the police involved shooting of Phillipe McIver. Full story...
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