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NAACP’s ‘Journey for Justice’ marches into North Carolina

Members and supporters of one of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization marched into the state Saturday on U.S. 1 from South Carolina as they continue a “journey for justice,” an 860-mile trek that began in Selma, Ala., and will end in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15.

Josh Shaffer

Raleigh Times newsboys turn 100

In 1915, a British-born photographer snapped what is likely Raleigh’s most beloved photograph: 30 newsboys gathered on a Hargett Street sidewalk – urchins with bags slung over their shoulders, mugging for the camera, one of them flashing a mischievous wink.

Wake County

Downtown Raleigh bars, restaurants and patrons under new sidewalk curfew

Downtown Raleigh bar and restaurant owners and patrons navigate the new sidewalk curfew passed by city leaders that began on August 14, 2015. The curfew prohibits patrons from drinking on sidewalk patio areas after midnight Sunday-Thursday and after 1 a.m. Friday-Saturday. The new rules aim to reduce the number of people on the sidewalks around Fayetteville Street. Video by Jill Knight/jhknight@newsobserver.com

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