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N.C. NAACP Protest Ends With More Than 80 Arrests

More than 80 people are facing criminal charges after the seventh week of protests led by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP.

06/17/2013

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NC NAACP Prepares For Seventh Week Of Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP is readying for another week of protests that have led to the arrest of nearly 400 people since late April. Chapter president the Rev. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/17/2013

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NC Protests Split On Bible’s Message To Help Poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to oppose policies by the Republican-controlled Legislature. While a broader coalition of supporters is […]

CBS Charlotte–06/12/2013

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Clergy To Lead Sixth Week Of NC NAACP Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is preparing a sixth week of protests in a series of demonstrations that’s led to the arrests of more than 300 people. Chapter president […]

CBS Charlotte–06/07/2013

Supporters of the NC NAACP. (Photo by: Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

After Moral Monday Arrests, NC NAACP Holds Continuation Protest In Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP held a continuation protest in Charlotte last night, after several protesters were arrested on Moral Monday. The chapter is in its fifth consecutive week of […]

CBS Charlotte–06/05/2013

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ACLU: Marijuana Arrests In N.C. Racially Biased

The American Civil Liberties Union says new figures show arrests for marijuana possession are racially biased in the country and North Carolina, where blacks account for 50 percent of the arrests while comprising 22 percent of the population.

06/04/2013

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NC NAACP Launches Tour Against State Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is launching a 25-county tour targeting the policies of the Republican-led General Assembly. The civil rights group heads Tuesday to Wake, Wilson, Nash and […]

CBS Charlotte–05/28/2013

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NC NAACP Calls For June 3 Rally For Next Protest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally June 3 to continue its series of weekly protests. The civil rights group says it will introduce the […]

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2013

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NC NAACP Protests Reach Highest Arrest Count Yet

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 60 protestors were arrested Monday at the North Carolina General Assembly, bringing the demonstrations led by the state chapter of the NAACP to their highest total in their fourth straight […]

CBS Charlotte–05/21/2013

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NC NAACP Tops Last Week’s Arrests At Legislature

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The third straight week of NAACP protests at the North Carolina General Assembly prompted about 50 arrests Monday, bringing the civil rights group’s total since it launched its offensive against the […]

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2013

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