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Local Black leaders gather to condemn Capitol Hill riots

"How can we continue to allow this stuff to go on in a place that's called the home of the free and the brave." In the wake of the Capitol Hill riots, local African American leaders gathered Saturday to discuss out nation's current path.

‘More work to be done’: Community honors 57th anniversary of March on Washington

On the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, people in Wilmington took to the streets to for a peaceful protest rally.

Local organizations pair up in the fight against GenX, handout water filters

A handful of local groups in the Wilmington community came together on Friday to help low income families by providing water filters in the fight against GenX in the Cape Fear area.

Black Lives Matter of Wilmington holds sixth weekly virtual roundtable

On Monday, Wilmington Black Lives Matter activists met virtually for a roundtable discussion. This was the sixth meeting in a weekly series.

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."

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.​

BLM Wilmington talks WPD firings in weekly roundtable

Leaders of the Wilmington chapter of Black Lives Matter held another virtual roundtable this afternoon, the fifth installment in a weekly series.

What’s next for Black Lives Matter in Wilmington? The latest from a local roundtable

Following the recent protests in our area and around the country that resulted from the murder of an unarmed black man during an arrest by at least one white police officer, Black Lives Matter of Wilmington held a virtual roundtable to discuss the issues.

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.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.