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"Millions of our readers across the nation are once again outraged at the latest fatal incidents of police brutality in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina. These are not isolated incidents, but are a deadly national pattern of police ...
Against a backdrop of changing voting laws, incendiary campaign rhetoric and diminished federal election oversight, efforts by civil rights and civic engagement groups to protect the rights of voters are more important than ever, activists said this ...

A wave of recent federal court decisions has sided with civil rights groups and blocked or weakened restrictive voting laws enacted by Republicans in Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. The rulings suggest that ...
In a story Oct. 5 about North Carolina politics, The Associated Press reported erroneously that state legislator Chris Sgro is the state's first openly gay legislator.
Unbelievably, this conflation between skin color and sexual orientation surfaced during the recent unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina. In an interview with historian Brenda Tindal, Public Radio International's John Hockenberry suggested that ...

A civil rights museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, that refused Donald Trump's request to hold a campaign event there last month is purportedly facing backlash from Trump supporters.
According to WFMY, the Trump campaign wanted to visit the International civil rights Center and Museum to reach out to Black voters in the state.
North Carolina's passage of HB2, more formally known as the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, discriminates specifically against the transgendered and reduces civil rights for the entire LGBTQ community. The law's provisions are contrary to the ...
Donald Trump wanted a big civil rights photo-op at the International Civil rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Only he couldn't be bothered by the presence of having other people there at the same time. Too pedestrian. He wanted the ...
October 4, 1928: civil rights leader James Forman was born in Chicago and spent much of his childhood with his grandmother in Mississippi.
... you can see it, but the scar on my heart that you did to me you can't see it," said Charles Taylor, who was a rising senior at Moton at the time.
Kirk Bell, the communications director for Trump's North Carolina campaign, wrote in an email that the campaign "is not commenting on this matter.
"Millions of our readers across the nation are once again outraged at the latest fatal incidents of police brutality in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina. These are not isolated incidents, but are a deadly national pattern of police ...
"We need to have something in place so what happened in Tulsa, what happened in North Carolina, doesn't happen here," the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement's Mokah Johnson told the crowd.
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The FBI agents told officers they were examining possible civil rights violations, Crisp said. A Department of Justice spokesperson confirmed that its Civil rights Division, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney's Office have opened a civil rights investigation.
In a hilarious jab at North Carolina's House Bill 2, Comedy Central's The Daily Show set up shop in a barbecue food truck at two locations in Raleigh recently.
The International civil rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina denied presidential candidate Donald Trump's request for suspension of operations last month.
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, who's up for re-election, quickly signed the so-called "bathroom bill." His opponent, Attorney General Roy Cooper, opposes it.
Donald Trump has been barred from North Carolina's International civil rights Center and Museum after his campaign was reported as being "rude and aggressive" to the facility's staff.
A Department of Justice spokesperson Friday confirmed the Charlotte FBI Field Office, the civil rights Division and the U.S.
GREENSBORO - Two civil rights leaders have asked the City Council to form a special commission to investigate what they call the Greensboro police Department's "culture that conceals and minimizes police wrongdoing.
North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality, an EPA funding recipient, and Duke Energy, have been heavily scrutinized for their handling of coal ash in the state this year.
Because North Carolina politicians and consultants are scared of the words lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer. They are scared that social conservatives might be uncomfortable hearing too much about a third rail issue such as the basic civil ...
He denied reports that his stance has anything to do with North Carolina's anti-LGBTQ legislation, House Bill 2, which restricts trans individuals from using any public bathrooms except the ones that corresponds with the birth listed on their birth ...
A multi-year investigation launched after a complaint was filed by Legal Aid of North Carolina, the North Carolina Justice Center, and legal services of the Southern Piedmont found the North Carolina Department of commerce failed to comply with its ...
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says coal ash ponds and landfills disproportionately affect poor and minority communities across the U.S.
The Environmental Protection Agency comes under fire for how it handles environmental discrimination concerns, particularly around coal ash spills like the one that fouled the Dan River in North Carolina in 2014. Credit: Waterkeeper Alliance Inc., via ...
It's happened in North Carolina again - not a civil rights controversy or a boycott, but yet another case of animal cruelty exposed.
"As a distinguished jurist who served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the North Carolina Supreme Court, she has provided leadership in addressing the most pressing social justice issues of our time.
This week, a civil rights group in North Carolina took a page out of Hillary Clinton's playbook and rejected the Trump campaign's aggressive demands to give him, a renowned racist and bigot, preferential treatment at the expense of the public.
The International civil rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, recently denied admission to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after the businessman's campaign was called out for being "aggressive and rude" to museum staff ...
... Republican incumbent Richard Burr launched his first television attack ad against Democratic challenger Deborah Ross Tuesday as their U.S.
Led by North Carolina NAACP President William Barber, a coalition of civil rights and clergy leaders announced a list of demands Monday in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
She also slammed North Carolina Republicans for their attempts to disenfranchise minority voters. "The other thing your governor and legislature did is everything they could to make voting harder for people," she said.
But the Republican nominee spent the last week campaigning in North Carolina, amidst ongoing protests over the recent police-involved shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wore out his welcome at a civil rights museum before he even showed up. The International Civil rights Center and Museum in North Carolina denied a potential visit from Trump after the campaign issued a ...
Earlier this year, the DOJ had told the North Carolina GOP governor HB2 violates the federal civil rights Act of 1964, giving him until 6 PM Monday, May 9 to respond that he will ensure the illegal law is not enforced.
"North Carolina laws invalidate any local law that treats sexual orientation as a protected class or has a purpose to prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals.
September 14, 2016 - National civil rights Museum President Terri Lee Freeman (from left), Museum Board Member & Grizzlies Partner J.R.
A spokesperson said they plan to still make the trip and the university is committed to following all federal and civil rights laws banning discrimination. Miller also said Sioux Falls is unable to host any of the NCAA tournament sites pulled from ...
In the case of North Carolina, the courts found that the state's massive bundle of voting restrictions, passed within weeks of the Shelby decision, targeted African-Americans "with almost surgical precision.
That anti-LGBT rights law has mired North Carolina in national controversy, civil rights lawsuits, and boycotts from major businesses.
No Republican has won the White House since 1956 without North Carolina in his column - and the state will be crucial again in the 2016 race for president, this time for GOP nominee Donald Trump.
The NCAA noted the decision stemmed from "the cumulative actions taken by the state concerning civil rights protections." The tipping point was a law known as HB2, which requires transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to the gender on their ...
... the NCAA's decision to pull seven championship events from North Carolina, the Atlantic Coast Conference says it is relocating outside the state all upcoming neutral-site championships, citing North Carolina's HB2, a law that limits civil rights ...
On the same day that the NCAA pulled future championships out of North Carolina in response to the anti-LGBT House Bill 2, a Texas Republican lawmaker unveiled a similar measure he plans to introduce later this year.
WASHINGTON - The controversial North Carolina law that prompted the NCAA to move championship games from the state is an issue that should be left to states and the courts, Gov.


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