Andrew Brown Jr. is being laid to rest in North Carolina: "For the Black folks, White folks, Democrats and Republicans, all watching today, they all need to know that we are tired. We're tired of the cycle of grief that comes along with being Black in this country."
Incredible to watch this again! This pre-pandemic video shows North Carolina educator Barry White Jr. @thatsbwhite keeping it real with his students by greeting them every day with the special "handshake" of their choosing! (Still) love it!
Black woman 'shocked' after white North Carolina city official is fired for disrespecting her
A Black man falsely imprisoned for 44 years is fighting for compensation, after North Carolina gave just $750K. An all-white jury wrongly convicted Ronnie Long for raping a white woman, with allegations of evidence tampering. He told @wcnc : "$750K is worth 44 years of my life?"
Mail-in ballots cast by Black and Latino voters are being rejected at higher rates than white voters, report @nytimes and local outlets: - Georgia: Black rejection 2X higher - Florida: Black, Latino rejection 2X higher - North Carolina: Black, Latino rejection almost 4X higher
Marine Veteran Terry Sharpe has taken a 300-mile walk from his home in North Carolina to Washington, D.C., seven times to raise awareness of veteran suicide. Terry took the final steps of his last 300-mile walk at the White House today!
Just returned to the White House from the Great States of North Carolina and South Carolina where incredible work is being done on the ongoing fight against hurricane Florence. Tremendous talent and spirit!
A white woman who was filmed harassing two black women at a North Carolina apartment complex, asking them if they lived there, saying "I got you, I'm white, b**ch" and gloating about how much money she makes was fired from her job. (?: Chele Garris)