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Black North Carolina firefighters allege racism in grievance

Black firefighters in a North Carolina city have filed a grievance alleging white captains talked about running over protesters and a firefighter made a noose during a rope and knots class.

City of Greensboro apologizes for deaths at 1979 anti-KKK rally

A city council in North Carolina has apologized for the shooting deaths of five demonstrators at a 1979 rally against the Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi Party.

New Hanover County creates online 1898 history resource

In a joint collaboration, New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Public Library and Information Technology Department have worked together to create a map and timeline documenting the events of 1898 in Wilmington.

Judge delays hearing of petition to release video of fired WPD officers

A New Hanover County judge heard the petition to release video from the Wilmington Police Department on Wednesday morning.

Smokies offers special hikes to discuss diversity and racism

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Superintendent Cassius Cash has developed a new program that seeks to unite conversations about diversity and racism with the beauty of the mountains.

City backs reparations in the form of community investment

Officials in the North Carolina city of Asheville have apologized for its historic role in slavery and discrimination and voted to provide reparations.

Asheville woman in viral hate speech video hit by vehicle, in critical condition

A woman known for going viral for her racist rants from downtown Asheville is in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle.

North Carolina house tagged with ‘KKK,’ racist phrases

A house in Durham was tagged with racially explicit words.

New Hanover County declares racism as public health crisis

New Hanover County Commissioners adopted a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.

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Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

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