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Illinois city 1st in US to offer Black residents reparations

Evanston, Illinois, is using tax money from the sale of recreational marijuana to become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.

Official apologizes to woman hit by rubber bullet in protest

A Florida woman who was shot in the face by a rubber bullet during a Black Lives Matter demonstration last year has received an apology from a city official.

North Carolina trooper under investigation for BLM comment

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper is under investigation following a social media post in which he described the Black Lives Matter movement as a “racist money laundering hate group.”

Local Black leaders gather to condemn Capitol Hill riots

"How can we continue to allow this stuff to go on in a place that's called the home of the free and the brave." In the wake of the Capitol Hill riots, local African American leaders gathered Saturday to discuss out nation's current path.

Police: Man assaulted family with Black Lives Matter sign

Authorities in North Carolina say that a man has been accused of assaulting two family members whose car displayed a homemade Black Lives Matter sign and a sign honoring Breonna Taylor.

Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties, 3 linked to NC

Federal prosecutors say four men with connections to white supremacists are accused of illegally making firearms and two of them discussed shooting protesters at a Black Lives Matter rally.

Asheville police to probe complaints about excessive force

Police in the North Carolina city of Asheville will investigate new excessive force complaints stemming from Black Lives Matter protests in the spring.

North Carolina city council nixes ‘Black Lives Do Matter’ mural

A North Carolina city council has rejected a proposal to have a “Black Lives Do Matter” mural painted on a local street, opting instead for a mural which reads “Unite Against Racism."

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.