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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

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NC Governor Urges End To Weekly NAACP Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Republican governor and a Democratic prosecutor are urging an end to the near-weekly demonstrations inside the state legislative building that have been organized by the NAACP to protest the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/05/2013

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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 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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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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NC NAACP To Protest Again Monday

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina NAACP plans to risk arrests at the General Assembly with its third consecutive week of protests. What the Rev. William Barber is now calling “Moral Mondays” will continue […]

CBS Charlotte–05/13/2013

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Despite Arrests, NC NAACP Says Monday Demonstrations Will Continue

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The leader of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says his group will continue its series of weekly protests on Monday at the state legislature. The Rev. William Barber said […]

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2013

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