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2014/09/02 18:51
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The Moral Monday movement advocated for workers at a Labor Day rally in Charlotte. N.C. NAACP President Rev. William Barber, the keynote speaker at the Marshall Park rally, railed against government...
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2014/09/02 17:58
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The Rev. William Barber, speaking at a Labor Day rally in Charlotte, called on workers and civil rights groups to work hand-in-hand to elect pro-union lawmakers to the North Carolina...
2014/09/02 17:45
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Hundreds of demonstrators organize on Halifax Mall in Raleigh, N.C. prior to an act of civil disobedience opposing the Republican legislature's agenda Monday, June 10, 2013, at the North Carolina...
2014/09/02 02:03
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Nearly two years into their fight for a $15 hourly wage, fast-food workers got a two-day dose of inspiration that organizers hope will push them toward bigger displays of civil disobedience. Hundreds...
2014/09/02 01:29
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RALEIGH — Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. The (hash)TalkUnion tour kicks off Monday morning in...
2014/08/31 16:28
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Rev. William J. Barber II, a leader of North Carolina’s Moral Monday-Forward Together Movement and president of the N.C. NAACP, will speak Tuesday at the Wake Forest...
2014/08/30 20:15
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Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it. She...
2014/08/29 15:20
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President Obama visits Charlotte on Aug. 26 and is greeted by both North Carolina senators — Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican Richard Burr. though a selective crop might find its way into election...
2014/08/29 04:33
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Salisbury Post Weeklong round of protests wraps up at NC Capitol RALEIGH (AP) � A coalition led by North Carolina�s NAACP wrapped up a week of protests on Thursday with speeches, call-and-response...
2014/08/27 00:45
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ST. LOUIS -- Ferguson protesters who marched on the office of U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan expecting to be arrested Tuesday were instead welcomed in for an hour-long, face-to-face meeting. Six...
2014/08/26 09:02
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America “needs a moral compass,” said the president of the North Carolina NAACP chapter who last week visited Minneapolis. Even more than we need a “progressive” movement, “We need a moral movement...
2014/08/24 13:12
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It was too much to resist: the media lure of prominent clergy members like the Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson visiting Ferguson, Missouri, a moment about to become a movement. But real change...
2014/08/24 11:48
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Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary and one of my favorite public intellectuals, a man who deals in penetrating analyses of current events, expressed in a pithy and highly...
2014/08/23 19:29
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When We Marched Together in SelmaHow Bloody Sunday Brought Together Jews and Blacks Selma. Nearly 50 years ago it was violent Selma, impossibly racist Selma, site of Bloody Sunday, when peaceful...
2014/08/20 23:03
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The uproar over a young black man’s shooting death by police in Ferguson, Mo., has stirred action 724 miles away in Charlotte, inspiring a group of residents to travel to Missouri Saturday and others...
2014/08/20 04:29
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RALEIGH — NAACP leaders from a half-dozen states pledged Tuesday to bring protests against conservative public policy to each of their state capitols during a week of demonstrations this...
2014/08/17 05:56
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Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous thanks officers following an accreditation hearing for the department at Wilmington City Hall on Tuesday, ...StarNewsOnline.comAugust 15, 2014 9:41...
2014/08/16 00:58
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A judge in Wake County dismissed cases against eight Moral Monday protesters this week, ruling in part that legislative rules unconstitutionally prohibited the protesters from using signs, singing,...
2014/08/13 22:19
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Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), up for reelection during this midterm election cycle, works with her staff off the Senate floor. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) CONCORD, N.C. — Independent voter Christine...
2014/08/12 20:39
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The Wilmington Police Department's 2013 Internal Affairs Report, released just last week, showed a 15 percent increase in use of force over the previous year. There were 232 documented incidents in...
2014/09/02 18:51
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