Dozens of people gathered in 1898 Memorial Park to unite against white supremacy and support the removal of the confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington.
For generations, a stain on Wilmington's history was largely ignored, but in recent years this dark time has been brought into the light.
A local Black Lives Matter group held a rally tonight in response to the Grand Jury decision in the Tamir Rice case.
History was made tonight when a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
Cape Fear Equality board members and supporters didn't waste any time to celebrate and start planning.
Local churches are teaming up with the group "Boots on the Ground" to try to squash segregation in the Port City. The group wants to bring the community together by remembering the race riot of 1898.