Judge To Weigh Trial Schedule On NC Voting Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge was set to hear arguments Thursday over whether a trial on the legality of recent Republican-backed changes to North Carolina’s voting laws should be held before or after […]


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NAACP Leader, 11 Others Guilty In NC Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the state legislature. Wake […]


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NC NAACP Head In Court To Face Protest Charges

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A group that includes North Carolina NAACP President William Barber is facing trial on charges stemming from mass protests at the state legislature. The Rev. Barber and Duke University professor Tim […]


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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 […]


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NAACP Plans Mass March On NC Governor’s Mansion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina branch of the NAACP is planning a mass march around the governor’s home to protest Republican-backed voting changes that critics say are designed to make it harder to […]


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NC NAACP Leader Doesn’t Endorse DA Protester Deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina NAACP’s top leader says his group does not endorse a prosecutor’s proposal to resolve legal cases against more than 900 arrested in the Legislative Building this year in […]


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NC NAACP Files Lawsuit Against McCrory, Sets News Conference On Elections Changes

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The state chapter of the NAACP is scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the changes to North Carolina elections signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory. Tuesday’s news conference […]

CBS Charlotte–08/13/2013

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‘Moral Monday’ Protests Take On Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — With the North Carolina General Assembly finished for the year, protesters brought their Moral Monday demonstration to Asheville. The rally at the Buncombe County Courthouse was the first away from Raleigh. […]

CBS Charlotte–08/06/2013

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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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More Than 80 Arrested At NC NAACP Demonstrations, Including Reporter

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — North Carolina Republicans are pushing back harder against weekly protests as another group of demonstrators aligned with the state NAACP face police charges. Many in the group of more than […]

CBS Charlotte–06/10/2013



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