Comments by former NC Gov. Pat McCrory bring strong reaction

In 1995, the year Republican Pat McCrory was elected to the first of his seven terms as Charlotte mayor, none of the top government posts in the city and in Mecklenburg County were held by African-Americans.

Fast-forward to primary election night 2018. With the virtual election Tuesday of Democrats Garry McFadden as sheriff and Spencer Merriweather as district attorney — neither have GOP opposition in November — African-Americans…

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