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Teaching systemic racism in NC sparks backlash, KKK editorial cartoon

A divided State Board of Education will revisit on Wednesday proposed changes to what public school students learn about the U.S. in social studies classes.

UNC building defaced by anti-Semitic, racist vandalism

A building at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill was vandalized with anti-Semitic symbols after someone unlawfully entered and defaced several offices.

Consultants cite racism in North Carolina fire department

Racism exists inside a North Carolina fire department, but a consulting group looking into allegations of discrimination by Black firefighters says it heard no complaints that the chief himself is racist.

Black bikers see racism in Myrtle Beach, traffic plan

A South Carolina beach city is in the second week of a federal trial over whether it discriminates against thousands of Black tourists who visit each May to celebrate motorcycle culture.

North Carolina hospital group says racism is a public health crisis

A group that represents North Carolina’s 130 hospitals has joined a growing number of organizations and governments that have declared racism to be a public health crisis.

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.

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Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.

Another Trump on the ballot? Lara Trump eyes Senate seat

The race to replace one of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol riot is shaping up to be a key test of Trump’s staying power amid a fierce inter-party debate over how much to embrace him going forward.

North Carolina announces 2021 recreational flounder season

The 2021 recreational flounder season will open Aug. 16 and close Sept. 30 for internal and ocean waters of the state.