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12-year-old Roanoke Rapids’ boy joins Moral March on downtown Raleigh

Elijah Lee is a 12 year old activist who traveled from Roanoke Rapids with his mother and sister for the Moral March in Raleigh.
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Local women’s rally and march brings out many for equality

It was serious business at Innes Park Saturday afternoon as hundreds of people joined the millions across the world, all gathering for one common purpose, equal rights.

Ex-substitute teacher denies making controversial comments

A North Carolina substitute teacher is denying allegations she told 10-year-old students they were marked for prison because they were wearing athletic clothing and that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. killed himself.

All UNC system schools now on OK’d North Carolina voter ID list

Students and employees at all University of North Carolina system campuses will be able to use their school identification cards for the state’s voter ID mandate that begins in 2020 with the March primary.
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Marker calls 1898 violence a ‘coup,’ not a ‘race riot’

The state of North Carolina is moving away from using the phrase "race riot" to describe the violent overthrow of the Wilmington government in 1898 and is instead using the word "coup" on the highway historical marker that will commemorate the dark event.

Highway marker describes 1898 Wilmington violence as ‘coup’

The state of North Carolina is moving away from using the phrase "race riot" to describe the violent overthrow of the Wilmington government in 1898 and is instead using the word "coup" on the highway historical marker that will commemorate the dark event.
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‘If we don’t come out and vote, things will get worse’ : NAACP leads...

Weekdays can be pretty busy for many people, including Saturdays.

Family speaks out 5 years after Lennon Lacy’s death

Today marks five years since a Bladen County High School student was found hanging on a swing set in Bladenboro. 
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Wilmington community discusses lasting impacts of Confederacy

Tuesday marked one year since the Silent Sam Confederate monument was toppled by protesters at UNC Chapel Hill. On Wednesday, a forum was held in Wilmington to discuss how the Confederacy is still impacting the lives of African-Americans.

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