North Carolina

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has sued the state and three county elections boards Monday over an alleged voter purge that disproportionately affects African Americans.

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.

Jacobia Lane, a 37-year-old mom, was killed in random gunfire Saturday in a North Carolina home, just hours before her sister-in-law's funeral.

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 […]

North Carolina's anti-gay "bathroom bill" has been the center of a lot of controversy this year – and The Daily Show decided to put the bill to the test.

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

  9/28/16- Roland Martin talks to Rev. William Barber, head of the North Carolina NAACP, to talk about the importance of voting and why it’s known as the 21st Century Alabama. “We have 111 AA HBCUs in North Carolina. We’ve won and fought them and beat them on voters suppression. When somebody tries to take […]

Right on the heels of the murder of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, another man named Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. While law enforcement in Tulsa, Oklahoma quickly released footage of the incident and charged the officer who shot Crutcher with manslaughter, law […]

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.