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Civil rights groups sue to block city’s limits on protests

Civil rights groups have sued to block a North Carolina city from enforcing an ordinance that requires permits for protests.
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Protest held for George Floyd in Whiteville

The city of Whiteville raised their voices and made noise in a demonstration on Thursday.
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Charleston protester arrested minutes after praising police

A Charleston man was arrested while kneeling in front of a police line during Sunday’s protests in Marion Square, but before he was, he was caught on video praising the officers.

Protests shift to memorializing Floyd amid push for change

After days of unrest and violence, the tenor of the protests is shifting from explosive anger over racial injustice and excessive force by law enforcement to conversations about what it will take to turn things around.

Nation’s streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd.

South getting largest share of grants for civil rights sites

Southern states that were once the epicenter of the civil rights struggle are getting the largest share of federal grant money meant to preserve sites linked to the movement.
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Brunswick County man remembers marching for equality with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Hampstead church will host a program Sunday in which Ronald Fuller will share his memories about being an activist in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s.
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MLK Day 2020: What to know about the civil rights icon’s legacy

As the country observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, the civil rights icon's daughter is challenging people to continue his fight to achieve what he called "a beloved community."

Signs honoring Maj. Gen. Joseph McNeil installed in downtown Wilmington

There are now signs honoring Civil Rights Activist Major General Joseph McNeil in downtown Wilmington.

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