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Woman's lawsuit seeks at least $15M from NAACP, former boss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A woman who repeatedly told the national NAACP that her supervisor in the North Carolina conference had sexually harassed her is suing the national group and her former boss ...

Court portrait of writer of notorious slave ruling reviewed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In North Carolina's Supreme Court chamber, above the seat held by the second African American chief justice, hangs a towering painting of a 19th century slave owner and jurist who...

Students back in court over Confederate statue case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A national civil rights organization filed an appeal Tuesday on behalf of University of North Carolina students who want to intervene in a settlement that gives $2.5 million and a...

NC will appeal ruling that blocked voter photo ID law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that blocks the state’s photo identification voting law but not before the March 3 primary, the state Department of Justice sai...

N Carolina diocese publishes list of credibly accused clergy

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in North Carolina on Monday published a list of 14 clergy who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the nearly 50 years since the diocese ...

Highway marker describes 1898 Wilmington violence as 'coup'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state of North Carolina is moving away from using the phrase "race riot" to describe the violent overthrow of the Wilmington government in 1898 and is instead using the word "...

House impeachment inquiry becomes teachable moment across US

BEAR CREEK, N.C. (AP) — The 10th graders in Aedrin Albright's civics class at a rural North Carolina high school had done their homework, and now it was time to decide: Should President Donald Trump b...

Blackbeard's ship case about images returns to trial court

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A treasure hunter who accuses the state of North Carolina of misusing his images from Blackbeard's flagship says he'll ask for 10 times the damages he originally sought, now that ...

Ex-NAACP leader ‘deeply sorry’ but denies sexual assault

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina NAACP leader has softened his denial of sexual misconduct accusations. In a written statement given to The Associated Press, the Rev. Cur...

'That was my child': Transgender deaths take toll in US

LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. (AP) — A slaying in eastern North Carolina this summer left another victim in a deadly year for transgender people. The Human Rights Campaign says 23-year-old Ave...

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but ...

Principal architect of African American Museum dies

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The architect who designed buildings ranging from local libraries to the National Museum of African American History and Culture has died in North Carolina. Phil Freelon was 66 ye...

District 12 of 'The Hunger Games' is now a historic place

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. North Carolina officials announced earlier this week that the Henry River Mill Village in Hildebr...

'The Profit' says limits on US flag size unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reality television star contends in a court filing that a North Carolina city's size ban on a huge America flag flying at his recreational vehicle store is unconstitutional. ...

D-Day's 75th anniversary renews interest in some classrooms

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, historians and educators worry that the World War II milestone is losing its resonance with today's students. In Nor...