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NC NAACP PRESIDENT BARBER LEAVES IN JUNE TO JOIN NAT’L POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN

Barber has been president of the North Carolina chapter, the largest in the South, since 2005. He led the once troubled conference into national prominence with weekly Moral Monday demonstrations at the North Carolina state legislature since 2013, and challenging the state on controversial cases of alleged racial injustice. ...

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NC NAACP welcomes “journey” marchers amid threats

BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL   The NC NAACP has welcomed the “Journey for Justice” marchers to North Carolina amid vile racist threats that have thrown caution toward their activities. The  Wilmington Journal has learned that during the state registration process by which the civil rights organizations invited locals to join the national march through the North Carolina leg of its 860-mil ...

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NC NAACP responds to NC House’s passage of “Historical Artifact and Patriotism Act”

SPECIAL TO THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL RALEIGH, NC - This week, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to pass the “Historical Artifact and Patriotism Act,” which makes it virtually impossible for local communities to move Confederate monuments. The measure, which came out of the House Homeland Security Committee, was fast-tracked to Gov. McCrory’s desk to be signed. The NC NAACP and Forward Together ...

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Lennon Lacy Case Moves Forward

The FBI has now been investigating the open questions surrounding the mysterious hanging death of black teenager in the small eastern North Carolina town of Bladenboro for at least a month. There is no question in the minds of those who believe that Lennon Lacy, 17, did not kill himself, as the Bladenboro police and county coroner have ruled, that someone knows what happened to the West Bladenboro High Scho ...

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