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Bill to curb racial teaching goes to North Carolina governor

North Carolina House Republicans have given final legislative approval to a bill to limit how teachers can discuss certain racial concepts inside the classroom.

Local historian talks about significance of Juneteenth then, and now

Anti-racism activist Lettie Shumate hopes to educate people in the Cape Fear about the meaning behind Juneteenth, and the next right step Americans can take to get closer to lasting solutions to racism.

Teacher’s racist rant on Zoom recorded by 12-year-old’s parent

The mother of a Black 12-year-old boy has filed a claim against a Southern California school district after her son’s teacher went on a half-hour tirade laced with racism and profanity.

‘Captain Underpants’ book pulled for ‘passive racism’

A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.”

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.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.