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Black Lives Matter holds ‘4th of You Lie’ Rally and March

On a day when many are celebrating, the Black Lives Matter Wilmington group led a peaceful protest called "The 4th of You Lie."

Vigil for George Floyd held on day 9 of protests in the Port City

The ninth day of protests ended peacefully in the Port City after protesters stood through 90 degree heat and pouring rain on Sunday.

‘America is tired of being tired’: Activists rally in the rain for justice for George Floyd

About 100 people gathered in Downtown Wilmington's 1898 Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon to call for justice for George Floyd.

‘Where is her justice?’: Community wants answers in 5-year-old’s death

More than two years have gone by since a 5-year-old Pender County girl was killed, and still no arrests have been made.

Community recognizes 56th anniversary of March on Washington

Wednesday marked the 56th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Protesters gather at George Davis statue Saturday afternoon

Protesters voice their concerns about the message that it sends.

Panel discussion held on race relations, confederate monuments in Wilmington

A conversation in Wilmington brought together descendants of slaves and relatives of confederate royalty.

Black Caucus once again demands justice for man killed by police

Two weeks ago, the Attorney General's office announced no charges would be filed against a state trooper who killed a man in January. Now one group believes it is up to the community to demand justice for Brandon Webster.

Dozens attend ‘I Have Been To The Mountaintop’ benefit gala

The New Hanover County Chapter of the National Black Leadership Caucus hosted the "I Have Been To The Mountaintop" Benefit Gala in observance of 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic message.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.