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North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

‘Bathroom Bill’ to Cost North Carolina $3.76 Billion

A new analysis found the state will lose millions in lost business thanks to its anti-LGBT House Bill 2.

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Measures

Americans Oppose Bathroom Laws Limiting Transgender Rights: Poll

The poll indicated growing acceptance for gay rights, a nonpartisan research group said on Friday.

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

Governor, Artists Take Aim at States’ Transgender Measures

"The situation is urgent," said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper at a news conference.

California Bans Government Travel to 'Anti-LGBT' States

California Bans Government Travel to ‘Anti-LGBT’ States

Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

Republicans backpedaled on HB2 deal and left law in place.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

North Carolina Considers Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal this Week

HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Curbs on Incoming Democratic Governor

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature passed a series of measures on Friday to curtail the executive authority of Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper just weeks before he takes office.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

N.C. Republicans Try to Strip Powers from Incoming Democratic Governor

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature is moving to strip powers from the state's incoming governor, Democrat Roy Cooper.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Lumberton, North Carolina.

NAACP Sues North Carolina Over Cancelled Voter Registrations

NAACP Sues North Carolina Over Cancelled Voter Registrations

A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."

Emails show how Republicans lobbied to limit voting hours in North Carolina

Emails Show How Republicans Lobbied to Limit Voting Hours in North Carolina

Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.

Trump Kicks Black man out of N.C. Rally, Calls him a 'Thug'

Trump Kicks Black Man Out of N.C. Rally, Calls Him a ‘Thug’

The man removed from the rally is actually a longtime supporter of the Republican candidate.

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

Grace Bell Hardison, who has been on the voting rolls for 30 years, almost lost her right to vote in the presidential election.

Charlotte protesters following Keith Scott shooting

Charlotte Police Release Full Video of Black Man Shooting

Family says video does not support police narrative that Keith Scott was holding a gun.

Clinton Black Grandmothers

Clinton: My Worries Are not the Same as Black Grandmothers’

The grandchildren of Black grandmothers "have different and deeper fears about the world," Clinton acknowledged at a North Carolina church on Sunday.

ACLU Fights Voter ID Laws, Early Voter Suppression

ACLU Fights Voter ID Laws, Early Voter Suppression

"The cornerstone of this great country is the right to vote — and you should be fighting to make sure that every citizen who can vote, does!"

Charlotte Protesters Call for Mayor, Police Chief and City Council Members to Step Down

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor’s Resignation Over Black Man’s Slaying

Activists are calling for the resignations of Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney and members of the city council.

transgender protest sign

Dozens of Investors Say North Carolina Bathroom law ‘Bad for business’

The investors "do not support legislation that limits discrimination protections and hampers the ability of our companies to offer open and productive workplaces and communities."

New N.C. Law Will Restrict Release of Police Video

New N.C. Law Will Restrict Release of Police Video

Effective Oct. 1, body cam footage will no longer be public record.

Charlotte Protesters ‘Hate white people because white people are successful’

Charlotte Protesters ‘Hate white people because white people are successful’

Republican Congressman Robert Pittenger blamed Black resentment of whites as the reason for the protests, not police injustice.

Charlotte protesters following Keith Scott shooting

Charlotte Protests Diminish Early on Friday as Family Views Video

As protests calm down across Charlotte, the family of Keith Scott said the video of his shooting death provided more questions than answers.

Charlotte protests

State of Emergency Called to Quell Charlotte Unrest Over Police Shooting of Black Man

Protests continued through the night in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the shooting death of Keith Scott by a police officer.