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Orange County Schools rejects Confederate flag ban

The Northern Orange County NAACP asked the Orange County Schools Board of Education to ban the Confederate flag on school grounds during the board’s earlier meeting in February. It was the second time the NAACP chapter made the request, prompting a flurry of backlash on both sides of the issue.

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NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Diane Robertson, political chair of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, speaks at a rally outside U.S. Rep. David Price's office in Chapel Hill Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Open
Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting 1:34

NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll 0:57

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son 1:59

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status 1:40

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status