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File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

N.C. NAACP: Charges Dropped Against 50 Protesters

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature.

01/22/2014

File photo of an NAACP protest. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Reverend Calls State Republican Leaders ‘Racist, Wicked, Backward Folks’ On MLK Day

What conservative leaders have done to social justice in North Carolina and South Carolina has been mighty low, North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said, but he thinks people in both states are ready to go to higher ground.

01/21/2014

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King Day Moral Monday March Planned For Goldsboro

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina civil rights leaders plan to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a Moral Monday march in Goldsboro. Organizers said the march Monday on the King Holiday is the […]

01/20/2014

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

NAACP Adds Plaintiffs To Suit Over NC Voter ID Law

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has added more plaintiffs to its federal lawsuit challenging a sweeping new elections law crafted by Republican lawmakers.

11/14/2013

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NC NAACP Takes Protests To Yadkinville

YADKINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina NAACP is taking its protest of legislative action to Yadkinville. The civil rights group said its Moral Monday and the Forward Together Movement will be at the Yadkin […]

09/23/2013

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Police Release 911 Tape In Fatal Police Shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A sobbing woman pleads for police to “please hurry” because a man was breaking into her front door during a 911 call recorded moments before a responding officer shot and killed […]

CBS Charlotte–09/18/2013

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Family Of Man Shot By CMPD Officer Wants Answers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An unarmed man seeking help after a car crash over the weekend was shot 10 times by the Charlotte police officer who’s now charged in his death, investigators said Monday. The […]

09/16/2013

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Union Groups Join NC NAACP At Labor Day Event

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation. Representatives of the state AFL-CIO and Farm Labor Organizing […]

09/02/2013

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

NC Protesters Rally To Keep Pressure On Lawmakers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina civil rights activists are using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to keep pressure upon state legislators to repeal policies they argue hurt minority groups and the […]

08/28/2013

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Voter ID Bill Focus Of Planned Monday NAACP Rally

Organizers of a 12th week of protests outside the North Carolina General Assembly plan to focus on opposition to a new voter identification bill.

07/22/2013

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