North Carolina

vianewsone: Billionaire Robert F. Smith’s act of kindness has inspired other entrepreneurs across the country to pay it forward. A Black-owned barbershop in North Carolina raised money to help high school seniors pay off their debt so they would be able to graduate, WBTVreported.     After seeing Smith’s commencement speech—where he promised to eliminate the student loan […]

via BCNN1: For many North Carolinians, Sunday mornings and church go hand in hand. But times are changing. Church attendance has steadily declined over the last decade. One group in particular is leaving at what some believe is an alarming rate: Millennials. Church leaders around the country and right here in the Triad are working […]

via News5: American Red Cross volunteers from Northeast Ohio are heading to North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence which has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm. The volunteers are from Mahoning, Warren, Cuyahoga, Stark and Lake Counties. Four of them will leave for Wilmington, North Carolina on Tuesday. The fifth volunteer will go to […]

Voter suppression in America is forcing Black communities to push back and endure long lines to cast ballots.

North Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross spoke with Roland Martin during a special Tom Joyner Morning Show / NewsOne Now simulcast about her campaign to win a Senate seat.

Residents and tourists on Thursday were ordered to evacuate the coastal areas of southeast Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew surged toward the U.S. after battering the Bahamas, Haiti, and other parts of the Caribbean, reports USA Today. The storm on Wednesday hammered the Bahamas and whipped toward Florida after “killing at least 21 people in Haiti and […]

With the election about a month away, Clinton is talking to Black men about jobs, family, and social justice.

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 […]

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?

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 […]

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 […]