North Carolina

A Black woman paying $2,600 per month for an apartment in Charlotte is facing eviction due to complaints about her daughter twerking in the pool. 

The latest example in a complicated history of racism in schools occurred not too long ago in Chatham County after a mother says her son was "sold" in a mock slave auction at his K-8 school in North Carolina.

North Carolina’s Fayetteville Police released the 911 call made by a Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy after he fatally shot 37-year-old Black man, Jason Walker, while off duty.

A Raleigh detective recently proved that not all cops are here to protect us after he was fired for conspiring to plant fake heroin on Black men with help from an informant and knowledge from other officers. 

The Alpha Delta Pi sorority has been indefinitely disbanded from Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina after a white sorority member used pictures of Black student football players in a presentation on features she considered “unattractive.”

Trinity Bethune, a 21-year-old Black woman from North Carolina, unfortunately found herself as the butt of a racially insensitive joke after the dealership she bought her first car from thought it would be humorous to thank her with a Facebook post that read, "Congratulations to Bon Quisha on her 2016 Toyota Camry."

Personal-finance website WalletHub came up with tons of interesting facts while researching America's most fun states in 2021, which was comprised using 26 key metrics (movie costs, accessibility of national parks, casinos per capita, etc.) to compare the 50 states. 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Body camera videos from a North Carolina jail show a man who died days after his arrest struggling with guards to get up from where he lay on the floor, calling out for his mother and yelling “I can’t breathe!” more than 20 times as they restrained him. The videos released […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in an early Monday shooting in North Carolina’s largest city, police said, while five others were hit by vehicles. The shooting happened at an “impromptu block party” that was a continuation of Juneteenth celebrations, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Deputy Chief Johnny Jennings told reporters. Police responding […]

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A police shooting that wounded a suspect during a foot chase in Raleigh, North Carolina, sparked protests early Wednesday from hundreds who demanded answers and burned a flag outside the governor’s mansion. Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown said officers responded to a 911 call Tuesday evening reporting a man with a gun […]

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A 5-year-old mixed-race girl in North Carolina was murdered more than two years ago and no charges have been filed. According to WECT 6 News, her white uncle “known for having intense racial hatred” is a suspect. On Monday (Jan. 20), the National Black Leadership Caucus (NBLC) held a press conference calling on Pender County […]

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A North Carolina man is in jail facing first-degree murder charges after police believe he inflicted serious injury to his 3-month-old son, which caused the baby’s death. CBS 17 reports that Forsyth County sheriff’s officials initially charged Brandon Scott McDaniel with felony child abuse after he rushed his baby, Sloan McDaniel, to the hospital and doctors discovered that […]