North Carolina

Nathan Byrd, 9, challenged a teacher who said Martin Luther King killed himself. His father, Bill Byrd, joined Solomon for an exclusive interview to recount the story and talk about what’s next.

A substitute teacher has resigned from a North Carolina school system following backlash for alleged comments to students, including that Martin Luther King Jr. was not assassinated but rather committed suicide. Lisa Luten, the communications director for Wake County Public School System,, confirmed to USA TODAY on Tuesday that the teacher had resigned. In an […]

A white North Carolina woman who harassed two black women while they waited for AAA roadside assistance has turned herself into police, according to NBC News affiliate WCNC of Charlotte. Susan Westwood, 51, turned herself in on Saturday. She was transferred to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department, where she was served with an outstanding misdemeanor […]

Jasmine Darwin said she was trying to break up a fight between her sister and another student when the officer slammed her to the ground.

On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.

Plus, University of Michigan student wearing hijab threatened with being set on fire and a North Carolina TV station censors ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode with Dave Chappelle.

Residents and tourists on Thursday were ordered to evacuate the coastal areas of southeast Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew surged toward the U.S. after battering the Bahamas, Haiti, and other parts of the Caribbean, reports USA Today. The storm on Wednesday hammered the Bahamas and whipped toward Florida after “killing at least 21 people in Haiti and […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell says that in these turbulent times more than ever, we really have to lean on our faith. She speaks on the violent riots that have sprung up from protests, particularly in North Carolina, after the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police. As […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about the tense climate of 2016 in which we have seen countless people get murdered by police, over and over again. With the protests that have been sparked in North Carolina and Oklahoma in the last few days, Erica notes that rioting and destructive behavior can’t […]

N.C. man held without bond for shooting a Black man standing outside his house. He claimed to be protecting his family and neighborhood from thugs with weapons.

McCrory's approval comes a week after the nation suffered three tragedies involving police: the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Philando Castile in St. Paul, and the killing of five Dallas officers at a protest honoring Sterling and Castile.

Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]