NEW BERN, N.C. — WCTI-TV, a FOX affiliate, reported on Jan. 10 and 11, that a restaurant owner Ed McGovern of The Stingray Café, 520 S. Front St., on Dec. 4, presented a married lesbian couple, Ariel and Shawnee McPhail, with a condemning letter in the parking area, after they had completed their meal and paid their bill.
Local media came out in droves to cover the Nov. 10 rally by neo-Nazi and KKK groups. A snapshot of local coverage.
Video report from the Nov. 10, 2012, National Socialist Movement and Ku Klux Klan rally in Uptown Charlotte.
100-plus photos from the Nov. 10 neo-Nazi and KKK rally in Uptown Charlotte.
Community members are preparing to counter messages of hate as a national neo-Nazi group and a North Carolina Ku Klux Klan make plans to rally in Uptown on Saturday.
Running an LGBT community newspaper, or any minority community newspaper for that matter, is no easy task. qnotes, like other minority press, operates in a sometimes uncomfortable middle ground between objective media and an instrument to build and empower community.
A national neo-Nazi hate group has announced its plans to hold a Nov. 10 rally against illegal immigration in downtown Charlotte. The event by the National Socialist Movement, a Southern Poverty Law Center-documented hate group led by Jeff Schoep, comes just a few weeks after another hate group leader addressed audiences in Charlotte.