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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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Attorney works to stop giving courtrooms control of heir property

New Hanover County NAACP held a presentation Saturday morning to guide residents on how to not lose property rights. 
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Civil rights leader convicted of trespassing at legislature

The civil rights leader who started the "Moral Monday" protest movement in North Carolina has been found guilty of trespassing during a 2017 protest at the General Assembly.
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NAACP New Hanover County chapter celebrates 100 years

The New Hanover County chapter of the NAACP is ringing in 100 years this year, which calls for a celebration.
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Video: Officers shot man after telling him to drop gun

Police video released Monday shows an officer in Charlotte fatally shooting a man who was armed but didn't point his weapon at authorities.

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