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NC Supreme Court To Hear More Racial Bias Cases

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear the appeal of state attorneys who disagree with a trial court ruling that reduced death sentences of three convicted killers to life in […]

10/04/2013

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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