North Carolina

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is calling out the Republicans in North Carolina for making it harder for Black people to vote in the state. The state board of elections voted to reduce early voting hours in 23 counties. Back in 2008, early voting hours were increased in 70 counties. The board also slashed Sunday […]

SCOTUS ruled that NC's voter I.D. law will be put on hold for the 2016 election. But will Black Republicans address the injustice?

On Wednesday after a three-day hearing, Judge Hudson vacated the double murder-conviction based on a trail of DNA evidence, again citing reasonable doubt, which included misconduct on behalf of the police and prosecutor.

Friends and neighbors held a vigil for the North Carolina deaf man fatally shot by a state trooper. So far the police have been silent about the deadly encounter.

Ciara and Russell Wilson tied the knot last month with a gorgeous wedding in London – but that wasn't their first location choice.

Roland Martin talks to Bob Hall of Democracy North Carolina, to discuss the voting disparities against blacks in the state. “Over half of the voters use early voting…they are so bent on hurting black people. At one time we had over 20 early voting sites in Charlotte, if you don’t have them, you’re going to […]

Other speakers at the event tried ramping up support by laying out the Republican Party's historic relationship with African-Americans. Though in the last 100 years, the GOP has struggled to find footing with Blacks and Latinos.

A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]

N.C. man held without bond for shooting a Black man standing outside his house. He claimed to be protecting his family and neighborhood from thugs with weapons.

Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]

The states of North Carolina and Missouri are making it harder for individuals to obtain video recorded by police body cameras and dash cams. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon have both signed bills regulating the release of video recordings from police body and dashboard cameras. In North Carolina, the law will allow the people […]

McCrory's approval comes a week after the nation suffered three tragedies involving police: the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Philando Castile in St. Paul, and the killing of five Dallas officers at a protest honoring Sterling and Castile.