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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.

Mobilize to make Juneteenth more than just a holiday, Charlotte speaker urges

Around 400 people gathered in First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte Friday evening to celebrate Juneteenth, the annual holiday recognizing the end of slavery in the United States.

Pender County NAACP chapter protests at school board meeting

The local chapter of the NAACP attended the Pender County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, stepping in over an investigation into alleged racial slurs used by educators.

Pender County NAACP to protest Board of Education meeting

The NAACP plans to protest outside a meeting of the Pender County Board of Education on Tuesday, at Topsail High School.

Local law enforcement officials, NAACP react to death of George Floyd

Law enforcement officials from across the Cape Fear have been voicing their thoughts and reactions to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in the custody of a white police officer in Minneapolis.

NC judge orders prisons to detail COVID-19 protections

A North Carolina judge has ordered public officials to turn over detailed information and what steps they are taking to prevent coronavirus outbreaks in state prisons.

Local NAACP chapter, NHRMC doctor address COVID-19 racial disparity

Data around the country shows African-Americans are more likely to see significant impacts of the coronavirus, and the New Hanover County chapter of the NAACP wants to prevent that.

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.

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.

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