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Tag: North Carolina
A medical examiner confirmed that Pickens was pregnant at the time of death, but could not confirm how far along she was, according to WLOS.
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.
A North Carolina high school female was suspended for possession of drugs based solely on the smell of marijuana, even though she passed the drug test. Garner…
The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called “bathroom bill.” North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.
Despite passing a drug test, Wake County, N.C. school officials upheld a student’s suspension because her hands smelled of weed. The sophomore’s mother must appeal to the school board to clear her daughter’s record.
Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]
A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]
Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.
In response to the backlash over North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill” law, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order in what looks to be an attempt to quell criticism of the discriminatory legislation.