NAACP seeks Rand’s backing for N.C. Racial Justice Act

Senate Majority Leader Tony Rand has yet to come around to the NAACP’s view of the North Carolina Racial Justice Act.

So the Rev. William J. Barber II came around to Rand’s Fayetteville office Monday.

The state NAACP president carried a letter from the civil rights group pleading for the powerful Democratic senator to back a House version of the act. (Fayetteville Observer)

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Raleigh NC – Raleigh woman ‘disturbed’ by city employee’s racial slur

How often do you hear about black professionals acting this way towards white folks? Very, very rarely. This is common when it comes to other folks. Oh well. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

A Raleigh woman says she was disturbed to hear a racial slur in a voicemail message from a city inspector.

Although Calla Wright was told the slur was not directed at her, she is demanding the city take action against the employee, Anthony Sinclair. (WRAL)