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Wilmington commemorates 1963 March on Washington

This week, people across the nation commemorated the day hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters swarmed Washington and demanded change.

BLM, NAACP react to lack of charges for fired WPD officers

New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David announced Thursday no criminal charges will be brought against three fired Wilmington Police officers. Now we're hearing reaction from those in the African American community.​

Chipotle apologizes after NFL linebacker Darius Leonard speaks out about alleged racist incident

Chipotle is apologizing after NFL linebacker Darius Leonard says he was a victim of discrimination when he was told to leave a restaurant in Florence, South Carolina.

North Carolina speedway owner offers ‘Bubba Rope’ for sale

The owner of a North Carolina speedway advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale on a social media marketplace page days after NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace announced a noose had been found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.

Hackers disrupt online college meeting with racist language

Officials at Wake Forest University say hackers used racist language and anti-Semitic images to disrupt an online meeting of the school's employees.

How to address racism in our country: Experts say start with teaching your children

If what's going on in America has gotten your attention and you've decided that you want to help address the problem of racism in our country, experts say to start at home and start with your kids.

Michael Jordan: ‘Truly pained and plain angry’

Michael Jordan is “deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.”

Fox’s Carlson calls white supremacy ‘a hoax.’

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson faced criticism Wednesday for declaring white supremacy "a hoax," the same day President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, after a white gunman who had written an anti-Hispanic rant killed 22 people.

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks but gives no details

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws.

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Common mistakes to avoid when voting absentee

Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting.

Carolina Beach requests permit to bring back wheelchair-friendly mats

The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.

Pender County’s Judicial Annex reopens after COVID-19 cases force shutdown

The Frances Dawson Basden Judicial Annex in Pender County has reopened after being closed for four days following positive coronavirus cases in staff members.

Zac Efron starring in ‘Firestarter’ reboot

Zac Efron is set to star in a new adaptation of Stephen King's Novel "Firestarter," about a girl with pyrokinetic powers.