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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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NC NAACP blasts “racist” actions of prosecutor and Wilmington 10 prosecutor sought KKK jury

In an effort to define both the moral and legal arguments for Gov. Beverly Perdue to grant pardons of innocence to the Wilmington Ten, the NC NAACP Tuesday focused on the now infamous, and many say “illegal” behavior of prosecutor James “Jay” Stroud during the trials forty years ago. ...

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