Lenoir County Schools continuing school lunch during Easter break

Wed Apr 08 18:02:45 PDT 2020

Lenoir County Schools continuing school lunch during Easter break

There will be no Easter break for school lunch employees in many eastern Carolina counties.

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Weather Authority Forecast -- 6-3-2020

Curfew in effect for second night in Greenville

Greenville police shut down streets in the Uptown area Tuesday afternoon because of the potential for protests.

Kinston High School holds graduation ceremonies

It wasn't the way Kinston High School seniors envisioned their graduation, but they did get a chance to walk across the stage to receive their diploma.

North Carolina Chief Justice's message about statewide unrest

The Chief Justice of North Carolina's Supreme Court, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, shared recommendations in response to the worldwide protests and riots over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.

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NCEL 06-02-2020

ECU denounces student hate speech on social media

East Carolina University said it will investigate hate speech posted by students on social media.

 

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University students withdraw over video appearing to mock George Floyd's death

In a separate incident, Marquette University in Wisconsin rescinded its admission offer to a student who compared an officer's kneeling on Floyd to athletes kneeling during the National Anthem.

Long Island restaurant owner faces backlash over racist remarks about peaceful protesters

"You need to make another video and don't be shy," NAACP regional director Tracey Edwards said. "Apologize to all of us."

They wanted to protest peacefully. Police responded with force. On the ground in Minneapolis.

“We cannot back down now. We have come way too far. We are literally in the midst of history.”

'I chose my city': Birmingham removes Confederate monument, faces state lawsuit

Amid a backdrop of national protests, Birmingham isn't the only city faced with how to deal with what some consider outdated and racist relics of the past.

Statue of ex-Philadelphia Mayor Rizzo targeted in protests is taken down

"The statue represented bigotry, hatred, and oppression for too many people, for too long," Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney tweeted. "It is finally gone."

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