Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 Press Release From The NAACP NC

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 December 2012   For More Information:           Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                                 Mrs. Amina J. Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700                                                 Atty. Al McSurely, Communications Chair, 919-381-0856   Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 NAACP News Conference Held in Raleigh December 31, 2012 at…Read more Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 Press Release From The NAACP NC

Breaking News – Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

Response: It has been a long time coming. It is just a damn shame how black folks have endured such racist happenings back in the day. Now this was in my life time I was born in 1962 and this happened in 1971. And some black folks act as if they have arrived. How in…Read more Breaking News – Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

Editorial – For Wilmington 10, Gov. Perdue has the chance to right an injustice four decades old – StarNews Online

Before Gov. Bev Perdue leaves office, she has the opportunity to close the book on one of the ugliest chapters in recent Wilmington history: the convictions of nine black men and a white woman whose trial trampled justice and their constitutional rights. Their case is why “the Wilmington 10” are well known far beyond the…Read more Editorial – For Wilmington 10, Gov. Perdue has the chance to right an injustice four decades old – StarNews Online

News Release: National NAACP Passes NC NAACP-Initiated Resolution Supporting Pardons for Wilmington 10

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2012   For More Information:     Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                         Mrs. Amina J. Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700   North Carolina NAACP Brings Resolution Supporting Pardons for Wilmington Ten to NAACP National Board of Directors; Passes Unanimously…Read more News Release: National NAACP Passes NC NAACP-Initiated Resolution Supporting Pardons for Wilmington 10

News Alert: NC NAACP Petitions Governor to Pardon the Wilmington 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2012   For More Information:           Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                               Mrs. Amina J. Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700   DURHAM – The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP is releasing a letter petitioning Governor Beverly Perdue to pardon the Wilmington 10.  The NC NAACP joined members…Read more News Alert: NC NAACP Petitions Governor to Pardon the Wilmington 10

EXCLUSIVE: SHAW TO ANNOUNCE NEW PRESIDENCY: DR. ALVIN THORNTON OF HOWARD TOP CHOICE: Source The Wilmington Journal (I Like what he said about today’s crisis in 2006 but it is still the same in 2010)

The Wilmington Journal has confirmed that Shaw University’s Board of Trustees is expected to officially announce as early as next week that interim President Dr. Dorothy Cowser Yancy is stepping down after more than a year at the helm. Sources in Raleigh, and in Washington, D.C., also exclusively confirm to The Wilmington Journal that, unless…Read more EXCLUSIVE: SHAW TO ANNOUNCE NEW PRESIDENCY: DR. ALVIN THORNTON OF HOWARD TOP CHOICE: Source The Wilmington Journal (I Like what he said about today’s crisis in 2006 but it is still the same in 2010)

Chris Christie to fundraise for Tillis in Wilmington – News & Observer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be at a fundraiser next week for Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis who hopes to unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan this fall. Christie, who’s considered a likely Republican candidate for president in 2016, will be in Wilmington on Tuesday for a private fundraiser for Tillis. The Wilmington…Read more Chris Christie to fundraise for Tillis in Wilmington – News & Observer

DR. JULIANNE MALVEAUX, DEBILITATING DIVERSION – Source: The Wilmington Journal

What do Congressional representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Debbie Wasserman Shultz (D-FL), and Steny Hoyer (D-MD) have in common? Each of them has taken time to comment on the predicament of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, but none of them has mentioned the fact that the average unemployed person has now (as of May) been out…Read more DR. JULIANNE MALVEAUX, DEBILITATING DIVERSION – Source: The Wilmington Journal

NEWS ANALYSIS, ”HAVE REPUBLICANS CHANGED NC FOREVER? ‘– Source: The Wilmington Journal

When she vetoed the Republican-led Legislature’s $19.7 billion budget last Sunday, Gov. Beverly Perdue charged it moved North Carolina ”backward;” ” tears at the very fibers that make North Carolina strong:” and would result in ”generational damage” because it substantially cut education, health care services and law enforcement. (Read more)

SCHOOL BATTLE IN NORTH CAROLINA MIRRORS NATION SAYS NAACP HEAD JEALOUS – Source: Wilmington Journal

The racial resegregation of Wake, New Hanover and other county public school systems in North Carolina is the result of the regressive policies of the right-wing, says Benjamin Todd Jealous, president/CEO of the NAACP, and threaten the civil rights gains of the past half-century. (Read more)

NEWS ANALYSIS, WHY OBAMA CHOSE CHARLOTTE FOR 2012 – Source: The Wilmington Journal

It is the only Southern state that offered Barack Obama One Stop/Early Voting and Same Day Registration, enabling his 2008 presidential campaign not only to attract a treasure trove of new voters for both the Democratic primary and general election that year, but bank those ballots to eek out a razor slim 14,000-vote victory over…Read more NEWS ANALYSIS, WHY OBAMA CHOSE CHARLOTTE FOR 2012 – Source: The Wilmington Journal

See What They Had To Say About The Honorable Ralph Campbell–Cash Michaels Wilmington Journal

State, civic and community leaders are all mourning the passing of a man of history, from a family of history – former State Auditor Ralph Campbell Jr., the first African-American ever to win statewide election to the NC Council of State. “Ralph Campbell lived his life in the service of North Carolina,” Gov. Beverly Perdue…Read more See What They Had To Say About The Honorable Ralph Campbell–Cash Michaels Wilmington Journal