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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., watch fireworks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden Speaks with Rev. Barber: ‘Everyone’s Entitled to Be Treated with Dignity and Respect’

With Trump absent, Joe Biden tells the NC civil rights leader that he'll tackle the coronavirus, address economic and racial injustice.

NC Sen. candidate JD Wooten.
Decision to Keep Confederate Statue Boils Up in Triad State Senate Race

A Democrat candidate for an open legislative seat questions his GOP opponent on Confederate decision.

North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham answers questions following a televised debate during his 2010 run for the US Senate. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Cal Cunningham: Thom Tillis ‘Stained’ NC With Reforms Targeting Black Voters When He Was NC Speaker

Cal Cunningham, who’s running against Tillis, focused on voting and police reform in a town hall with civil rights icon William Barber II.

Lebron James is just one of the many athletes who have stood up to support Black Lives Matter since George Floyd's killing by police in May.
The Complete Timeline of Athletes Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice Since the Death of George Floyd

Major sports leagues, teams, and individual players have all taken action on civil rights since the killing of George Floyd, continuing the legacy of athletes protesting against injustice.

In this 2016 file photo, a protestor, right, is handcuffed and removed from the House gallery as demonstrators interrupted a special session of the NC General Assembly. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
A Long — Though Incomplete — List of the NC General Assembly’s Many Transgressions

If you’re struggling to remember the many twists and turns of the NC General Assembly, Gene Nichol can do it for you.

The anti-racist 'Hoop Bus' arrived in Charlotte in time for the Republican National Convention this week. (Image via Tyler Thompson)
Want to Dunk on Trump? Anti-Racist ‘Hoop Bus’ Comes to Charlotte for RNC

The traveling "Hoop Bus," created by two basketball players, rolled into Charlotte in time for the RNC's arrival in NC this week.

Ronnie Long
After 44 Years Behind Bars, Ronnie Long’s Claims of Innocence Are Finally Heard

NC prosecutors plan on vacating Ronnie Long’s 1976 conviction after a federal circuit court ruled this week police withheld key evidence.