NAACP http://whqr.org en New Moral Movies Film Series Intends to Highlight Social Issues and Spur Community Discussion http://whqr.org/post/new-moral-movies-film-series-intends-highlight-social-issues-and-spur-community-discussion <p>Next week, Wilmington--along with seven other locations across the state--will begin hosting a new documentary film series. Its founders—the North Carolina NAACP and Wilmington-based nonprofit Working Films—have coined the summer-long initiative Moral Movies. Its four monthly features are intended to highlight hot-button state issues--and jump-start community dialog.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 53545 at http://whqr.org New Moral Movies Film Series Intends to Highlight Social Issues and Spur Community Discussion NAACP Leader Rallies Wilmington to Join Forward Together Movement http://whqr.org/post/naacp-leader-rallies-wilmington-join-forward-together-movement <p>At least one bus full of Wilmington citizens will be heading to the capitol to join thousands standing in the NAACP's Moral March on Raleigh next weekend. Today, the Reverend Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP, addressed about 60 people at a local Baptist church. Barber came to mobilize citizens to stand up against the Voter ID Bill, and state cuts to education and Medicaid.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:03:55 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 49825 at http://whqr.org NAACP Leader Rallies Wilmington to Join Forward Together Movement Local Filmmaker Brian Grimm Opens "Racial Taboo", A New Documentary On Racism In America http://whqr.org/post/local-filmmaker-brian-grimm-opens-racial-taboo-new-documentary-racism-america <p></p><p style="line-height:150%"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Verdana">A new documentary produced by local filmmaker Brian Grimm is opening at City Stage for a two-night run this weekend.<span>&nbsp; </span></span></p><p style="line-height:150%"> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 01:41:38 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 43602 at http://whqr.org Local Filmmaker Brian Grimm Opens "Racial Taboo", A New Documentary On Racism In America NC NAACP President tours state on get-out-the-vote push http://whqr.org/post/nc-naacp-president-tours-state-get-out-vote-push <p></p><p>The president of the North Carolina NAACP is touring more than 26 communities promoting voter drives since mid-October including one in Burgaw a few weeks ago.&nbsp; Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values spoke with the Reverend William Barbour the Second about early voter turnout and the concerns he’s hearing from voters statewide.</p><p>With the latest presidential polls in North Carolina dead even at 49 percent for both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Barber knows each voter can make a difference.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Amanda Greene 26719 at http://whqr.org NC NAACP President tours state on get-out-the-vote push