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Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside a McDonald's. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police In Durham Arrest 26 At Fast Food Protests

Police in Durham arrested 26 people for blocking traffic during a rally in support of higher wages for fast-food workers.

09/04/2014

File photo of a student protesting tuition fees. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Students, Faculty Protest Costs Of New Recreation Center

A group of students and faculty at The University of North Carolina Greensboro are speaking out against the school’s plans to build a new $91 million recreation center.

10/31/2013

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

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Protest At NC Legislature To Focus On Women

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest weekly protests of Republican policies at the North Carolina General Assembly will take place as legislation regulating abortion is waiting to be finalized. The state chapter of the NAACP […]

07/15/2013

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NAACP Prepares 9th Protest Over Unemployment Cuts

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally to mark the ninth week of protests at the state legislature and cuts to unemployment benefits. The NAACP […]

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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NAACP Protesters’ Cases Delayed, 100 More Arrested

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people were arrested Monday following what police called the largest NAACP-led demonstration yet against the policies of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature. The eighth week of what the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

File photo of Gov. Pat McCroy. (Photo by Takaaki Iwabu/Raleigh News &; Observer/MCT via Getty Images)

NC Governor Says He Won’t Back Down To Protesters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Faced with increasing public criticism over GOP policies, Gov. Pat McCrory promised Saturday he would continue to stand his ground and push for legislation that would promote his party’s conservative ideals. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/09/2013

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

NC NAACP Enters 4th Week Of Legislative Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is entering its fourth straight week of protests at the state legislature that have resulted in nearly 100 arrests so far. The National Association […]

05/20/2013

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27 Arrested At NAACP Protest At NC Legislature

Dozens of nonviolent demonstrators are facing charges in the second week of protests against Republican policies at North Carolina’s General Assembly.

05/06/2013

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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