A graduating high school senior had his diploma withheld for about two days because he refused to read a speech given to him by administrators and instead read the speech he had taken the time and care to write himself.
One North Carolina mom is furious after seeing video of a Cotswald Elementary School teacher hitting her 11-year-old daughter with a Swiffer broom.
It’s the Tuesday after a long weekend, and some idiots apparently decided to use their time to hang a black doll by a noose from a building at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., next to a sign that read “Make Wakefield TRIPP again #smartlunch.”
Some people got it and some people don’t. Seventeen-year-old Jahmir Smith has got it: talented both in academics and on the football field. He is casually racking up full-ride academic and athletic scholarship offers from more than 30 universities across the nation, including all eight Ivy League schools and every…
I have a lot of issues with dress codes in general, but this case is definitely one that takes the whole damn cake. A North Carolina high school senior and honor roll student is left worrying about her future in college after a huge fallout with the school principal over a shirt that she wore to school.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a devastating blow to race-based gerrymandering Monday when it ruled that North Carolina’s Legislature used racial considerations in redrawing two of the state’s voting districts.
The Supreme Court on Monday said that it had zero time for North Carolina and its shenanigans, rejecting an appeal to reinstate its
stupid voter-identification laws, which a lower court had ruled targeted African Americans “with almost surgical precision.”
An Apex, N.C., middle school teacher has been suspended after video surfaced on social media showing him saying a racial slur and comparing a seventh-grade student to a slave.
A North Carolina jury took 90 minutes to deliver a guilty verdict to a white supremacist accused of killing his former boss because he was gay. In April 2015, Kenneth Morgan Stancil III walked into Wayne County Community College’s print shop, where he worked; pointed a shotgun at his boss, Ron Lane; and murdered Lane…
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., police are defending their use of excessive force on an unarmed man after they say he tried to run away after a traffic stop. According to police, on March 26, 2016, James Yarborough, a passenger in a car pulled over for a traffic stop, ran from police. Officers apprehended Yarborough and,…
Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, some heroes are only high school students wearing basketball shorts and sneakers. His attire didn’t stop 17-year-old L.J. Gray of Kinston, N.C., from running into a burning home to save his 7-month-old cousin.
The state of North Carolina made a step in the right direction Thursday, even if it was for a disingenuous reason, by repealing its disgusting bathroom bill, H.B. 2, which required transgender people to use the bathroom for the gender listed on their birth certificate, and not the one corresponding to their gender…
A community is outraged about cellphone footage going viral on social media that shows a Charlotte, N.C., beauty supply store owner constraining a black woman in a choke hold after accusing her of stealing. Community leaders and customers are now calling for a boycott of the store.
A Lowell, N.C., police officer was sentenced to at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl who ended up pregnant because of the cop’s sick advances.
A Wake County, N.C., grand jury has declined to charge a Rolesville (N.C.) High School resource officer who was seen on video slamming a 15-year-old student to the ground.
A black student at Wake Forest (N.C.) High School says that he was tired of racial harassment and abuse—including threats against him and his family—and that that led him to get into a physical altercation with a white student. Video of the incident shows the black student dragging the other, white student to the…
A North Carolina school board has decided to continue ignoring pleas from a local NAACP to ban Confederate flags from all school properties.
After convening a special legislative session for the purpose of repealing the controversial “bathroom bill,” North Carolina legislators left Wednesday with the law still in place.
For nearly four weeks, North Carolina governor's race had been too close to call. On Monday, incumbent Pat McCrory conceded, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner.
The North Carolina governor’s race is still unresolved, three weeks after Election Day.