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Local nonprofit hosting events to mark 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago and the nonprofit Disability Resource Center is hosting a number of events to celebrate the anniversary of this important civil rights law.

Store employee no longer has job after ‘MAGA’ hat dispute

An employee of a clothing and shoe store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap.

‘This is a great start’: Local Starbucks customers react to racial bias training

If you went out this evening for a cup of coffee at Starbucks you may have noticed it was closed. The reason for the temporary closure, Starbucks had racial bias training for its employees.

Family claims IHOP discriminated against son born without arms

An Arkansas IHOP will retrain its employees after a mother said the manager discriminated against her son, who was born without arms.  

Starbucks to close all stores for afternoon of racial-bias education

Starbucks announced it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in our stores.

Lawsuit: Sam’s Club discriminated against transgender worker

A transgender woman said in a lawsuit Wednesday that she was called "it" and "thing" by co-workers and then wrongfully fired from a North Carolina Sam's Club store after repeatedly complaining about harassment.
American Airlines jets on the runway at Wilmington International Airport. (Photo: WWAY)

NAACP warns African Americans about travel on American Airlines

The NAACP has issued a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when traveling on American Airlines flights.
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on March 14, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)

Gov. Cooper issues executive order protecting gender identity

Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday to promote diversity and prohibit discrimination in government agencies and government contracts.
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Couple says waitress at local restaurant used a gay slur

McClellan and Bobby Hilburn enjoy going to White Front Breakfast House in Wilmington. But they say Sunday, they got into an argument with a waitress. When they thought the argument was over, they were surprised by what she said to them.

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