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 […]
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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.
The White House is pressuring Congress to pass a $1.9 billion bill to provide emergency funding for Zika.
As voters headed to the polls in five early voting states Tuesday, presidential candidates in both parties zig zagged across the country as they made last-ditch efforts to make an impression.
An elderly white man attending a rally for Donald Trump was arrested and charged with punching a Black Lives Matter protestor in the face on Thursday. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several zealous supporters of the GOP hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports. McGraw, 78, was charged Thursday with […]
“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star Stevie J took one on the chin – literally – during a brawl that popped off outside of a popular…
A Black man was shot and killed in Raleigh, North Carolina Monday by city police officers after they chased the alleged drug suspect. Akiel Denkins, 24, was unarmed according to his mother and witness statements, the Huffington Post reports.