Stories tagged: ""Race Matters""

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Cooper: Coronavirus’ Racial Disparities in NC ‘Unacceptable’

Gov. Roy Cooper announced his plan Thursday to address existing health disparities for Black and Latinx residents in North Carolina.

(Image courtesy of NC Dept. of Cultural Resources)
This City In North Carolina Just Voted To Remove A Confederate Monument

Amid nationwide protests on racial inequality, rural North Carolina city of Rocky Mount says their Confederate monument is coming down.

Protesters face Charlotte police after George Floyd's killing in May 2020. (Photo by Grant Baldwin for Cardinal & Pine)
PHOTOS: After George Floyd’s Death, A Day of Pain and Protest Turns Violent in Charlotte

As police clashed with demonstrators in Charlotte, Cardinal & Pine contributor Grant Baldwin captured it all.

A protester kneels in the street during protests of George Floyd's death in May 2020 in Charlotte. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
Gov. Roy Cooper: ‘Black Lives Do Matter.’

After a night of mayhem in Charlotte, Raleigh and other NC cities, Cooper pledges to push for justice in George Floyd’s name while condemning violence at protests.

A message for healing in Raleigh the morning after protests over the death of George Floyd sparked unrest and violence. Image by Sarah Ovaska.
‘If This Changes Something, It’s Worth It.’ Raleigh Biz Owner Surveys the Damage After George Floyd Protests Turn Violent Saturday.

Hundreds gathered in Raleigh to clean up Sunday, after demonstrators protesting George Floyd’s death clashed with police in multiple North Carolina cities.

A person wears a mask reading "I Can't Breath" during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests were held throughout the country over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Protests Over Police Killings Rage in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Dozens of U.S. Cities

Demonstrations over the death of George Floyd turned violent in some cities, including in Raleigh and Charlotte, after altercations with police.