NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – The town of New Bern is commemorating the 50th anniversary of a bombing outside an NAACP meeting.
The organization will meet Saturday at St. Peter’s AME Zion Church in New Bern at 5 p.m.
In 1965, the Ku Klux Klan placed dynamite in two civil rights leader’s cars during a meeting. Their cars were severely damaged.
The NAACP asks to establish a historic marker by the area to honor the day and the members who fought for justice.