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Local businessman opens up about pardon after 40 years

In 1973 the state of North Carolina put then 24- year-old Benjamin Chavis and the rest of the so- called Wilmington 10 in prison for a crime they didn't commit.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 09:43am EST

Tags: thomas warren, Benjamin Chavis, Wilmington 10

Civil rights activist builds business in Bethesda

A Bethesda sports bar was on the verge of closing down until a civil rights activist stepped in to rebuild the business.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 12:16pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, Bethesda, Benjamin Chavis, Dry Fried Wings

Voter ID bill passes Senate on Bolling tiebreaker

Legislation forcing voters to bring identification to Virginia polling places on election day won Senate passage Monday after Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling broke a 20-20 partisan deadlock.

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 06:46am EST

Tags: NAACP, Del. Charnielle Herring, Benjamin Chavis