Court strikes down N.C.’s voter-ID law, says it targeted voters ‘based on race’

A law to require voter identification in North Carolina discriminates against Black voters, making it unconstitutional, according to a 2-1 Superior Court ruling Friday in Wake County.  Citing a federal court ruling, the judges explained that the decision did not find “any member of the General Assembly who voted in favor of S.B. 824 harbors

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Inspired by city’s history, Rock Hill will host ‘No Room For Racism’ college basketball classic

Twenty-five years ago, the city of Rock Hill adopted the slogan “No Room For Racism.” This December, that mantra will be front and center as the city hosts the inaugural No Room For Racism Collegiate Basketball Classic, bringing together NCAA Division I schools and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Over three days — Dec.

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The Queen City HBCU Cookout has returned to Charlotte

As a student at North Carolina A&T University, Tia Boyd always enjoyed hosting social events and parties. She particularly enjoyed co-hosting events with students from other historically Black colleges and universities whenever their teams would play each other. Graduating with a computer science degree in 2002, Boyd moved to Charlotte and joined her local alumni

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