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Council members have heated debate over possible ‘BLM’ mural

The Wilmington City Council met for its agenda meeting and sparks flew over a possible Black Lives Matter sign in the city.
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Black Lives Matter of Wilmington holds sixth weekly virtual roundtable

On Monday, Wilmington Black Lives Matter activists met virtually for a roundtable discussion. This was the sixth meeting in a weekly series.
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‘A new time period’: Sit-in held at Hugh MacRae Park to change park name

Demonstrators held a sit-in at Hugh MacRae Park Wednesday afternoon in an effort to raise awareness of social and racial injustice in the city of Wilmington.
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Wilmington leaders have transparent conversation about race

Wilmington City Council Member Kevin Spears and Mayor Bill Saffo hosted a virtual meeting Monday night to discus a myriad of issues relating to race in the city.
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‘I think they need to go’: City Councilman wants to see Confederate statues removed

As the Governor moves to take down Confederate statues at the Capitol grounds, a lot of people want to see Wilmington follow suit.
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‘We need more physicians and providers who look like us’: Local leaders discuss racial...

City leaders aimed to answer the question of why when it comes to the racial disparity of COVID-19 in our communities, and what people can do to change it at a virtual town hall Thursday night.

Councilmembers holding virtual town hall on COVID-19 impacts on minorities

On Thursday night, two Wilmington City councilmembers are holding a virtual town hall to discuss how minority groups are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
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‘It’s too soon to take the lid off’: City leaders share opinions on extending...

Two weeks ago, New Hanover County announced additional restrictions adding on to Governor Cooper's Stay-At-Home order.

City leaders expect cancellations to continue as COVID-19 spreads

There are no confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 here in the Cape Rear region, but contingency plans are being made as the virus spreads.

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