North Carolina

Equal Justice Initiative, Kiss Case

Two Black Men Recount Their Childhood Trauma of Being Arrested, Jailed, and Beaten After White Girl Kissed Them on the Cheek

In one fateful moment, the lives of James Hanover Thompson and David Simpson were forever changed, destroying their childhood innocence and perpetually tying them to “The Kissing Case.”

Barber-Scotia College’s New President Charts A Course For Revitalization For The HBCU After Years Of Decline

Chris V. Rey is tasked with pulling the North Carolina school back from the brink of disaster years after it lost accreditation. But he says there is reason for optimism.

UNC Announces Free Tuition for Undergraduate Families Making Under $80,000

The decision comes off the back of the recent Supreme Court affirmative action ruling.

7 Places Where Reparations Task Forces Are Moving The Issue Forward

Several municipalities are addressing the legacy of slavery with reparations and are taking a variety of approaches.

Police Arrest N.C. Man Who Allegedly Shot A 6-Year-Old After Basketball Rolls Into His Yard

Robert Louis Singletary turned himself into the authorities on Thursday in Tampa, Florida.

Former North Carolina NAACP President Rev. Anthony Spearman Died By Suicide

The 71-year-old was found dead in his home.

Protesters Demand Shaw University Reopen Mosque To The Public

The HBCU with its Baptist roots is accused of bias, says a lawyer for the Muslim community, which had prayed there for years.
Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem State University Promises Safety On Campus After Black Student Is Arrested For Challenging White Professor In The Classroom

Black Student Arrested in HBCU Classroom Awaits School’s Decision

Shanquella Robinson: Rally Held In Hometown Of Charlotte, North Carolina

Family and community of Robinson, who died while vacationing in Mexico, are calling for justice.

North Carolina Sheriff Suspended After Making Racist Comments About Deputies

Columbus County Sheriff Jody Greene was reportedly recorded calling the law enforcement officers “Black b*stards.”

N.C. Sheriff Under Investigation For Racist Rant, ‘I’m Sick Of These Black B******s’ Caught In Recording

The state NAACP demands his resignation.