N.C. man held without bond for shooting a Black man standing outside his house. He claimed to be protecting his family and neighborhood from thugs with weapons.
Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]
The states of North Carolina and Missouri are making it harder for individuals to obtain video recorded by police body cameras and dash cams. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon have both signed bills regulating the release of video recordings from police body and dashboard cameras. In North Carolina, the law will allow the people […]
McCrory's approval comes a week after the nation suffered three tragedies involving police: the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Philando Castile in St. Paul, and the killing of five Dallas officers at a protest honoring Sterling and Castile.
Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed HB 972 which regulates access to police body camera videos. The bill allows law enforcement agencies to keep footage from the public, unless ordered by a court to release it. Despite McCrory’s statement that his support of the bill is to “promote transparency” opponents say it will do […]
President Obama and Hillary Clinton will make their first joint campaign today in Charlotte at a 3 p.m. rally at the Charlotte Convention Center. While Donald Trump is scheduled to bring his campaign to Raleigh at 7pm. Read more at ABC11.
Shani Taylor, a friend and classmate of the woman who received the racist message, posted the exchange on Twitter.
The fight continues against the North Carolina bill that will essentially gut three historically Black universities. Proposed bill SB-873 would lower the tuition at five universities to the point that they will no longer be self-sufficient. The Million Hoodies Movement for Justice Greensboro chapter has organized a “Week of Action Against SB-873,” with protests scheduled to begin on Wednesday […]
Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.
A North Carolina school board lifted its ban on students carrying Mace and pepper spray on campus. This comes in response to the DOJ's civil rights lawsuit against the state's bathroom law.