Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: North Carolina

‘Are You Stupid?’: White N.C. Trooper Pressures...

A Black North Carolina woman stopped for allegedly running a red light was allegedly grabbed by the neck and pulled to the...

N.C. Pizzeria Faces Boycott After Calling Police...

A Charlotte, N.C. pizzeria has found itself caught in the middle of a bitter political battle between a group of President Donald Trump supporters...

N.C. Decides on New Election; Unclear if...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate...

UNC Removes Confederate Pedestal From Campus Overnight

The last remnants of a Confederate statue were removed from North Carolina's flagship public university early Tuesday at the request of UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor...

Abrams, Gillum Oppose Trump Judicial Pick in...

ATLANTA (AP) — After losing close governor's races in Georgia and Florida, Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum are joining other black leaders to oppose...

Senate Republicans Push to Fill Judicial Seat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are working to soon fill the nation's longest judicial vacancy with a North Carolina lawyer whose nomination has raised...

White Supremacist Gangs are Growing Rapidly In North...

The massive rise in white nationalists groups across North Carolina has state officials concerned. Leader of the Special Operations and Intelligence Section of the state...

Shell Gas Station Refuses to Let an...

A grandmother was forced to use the bathroom outside in 90 degree weather after a gas station attendant prohibited her from using the store's restroom.

North Carolina Gets First African-American Poet Laureate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has named North Carolina's first African-American poet laureate. Cooper announced Thursday that Jaki Shelton Green will succeed Shelby...

North Carolina Pizzeria Denies Black Customer’s Coupon,...

 The Pizza Inn restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina refused to accept a Black customer's coupon but later accepted the card from the man's white...

NC Democrat Running for State Seat Explains...

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Supreme Court Ruling On Ohio Voter Purge...

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to review a challenge to Ohio’s voters roll purge policy brings the question of voter discrimination to the...

Watch: Elderly White North Carolina Hospital Volunteer...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D449e2riSeI&feature=youtu.be An elderly white North Carolina hospital volunteer verbally attacked a visiting Black family last Friday. Visitor Isaiah Baskins was taking his daughter to the Wake...

Black Protester Sucker-Punched by Trump Supporter in...

Last night at a Trump rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a violent Donald Trump supporter sucker-punched a Black protester who was being escorted out...

KKK ‘Crossbow Killer’ is Up for Parole...

A former Ku Klux Klan leader is up for parole in North Carolina, in connection with a life sentence he received for the 1992...

New Exhibit Captures Life, Education of African-Americans...

In 1929, Dr. Horace Mann Bond, social science researcher, historian and father of the late Julian Bond, participated in a field study of Black...

‘Once in a Millennium’ Storm Leaves Black...

The once-in-a-millennium catastrophic storm that descended upon the Carolinas took its toll on local residents, particularly Black communities who found themselves flooded out, without...

NC Teen Charged As Adult For Taking...

A 17-year-old boy is facing 10 years in prison after being charged as an adult for having sexually explicit photos of a minor -...

Early Voting Numbers Give Edge to Democrats...

An analysis of the early voting numbers in several crucial states bears good news for the Democrats, showing that a higher than expected percentage...

North Carolina Judge Sets Brothers Free from...

For the first time in 30 years, North Carolina brothers Henry Lee McCollum and Leon Brown, who were convicted of rape and murder in 1984,...