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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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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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