A seventh grader from Charlotte correctly predicted the teams that made it to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament.
Protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina are calling for a boycott of an Asian-owned beauty supply store whose owner choked a Black customer.
Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal is no longer participating in a panel on racial identity at The Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest in Cary, North Carolina in January, said town officials Wednesday after the decision caused a negative response from community members.
Charlotte will hire Norfolk’s Marcus Jones as its new manager. Jones is currently the city manager at Norfolk. He will be Charlotte’s first African American city manager, according to news reports. Jones replaces interim Charlotte city manager Ron Carlee. In February, the Charlotte City Council decided not to extend Carlee’s three-year contract. Jones spent his […]
After days of delay, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday released extended video footage of the police-involved shooting death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, according to multiple media outlets. The graphic police bodycam footage shows the final moments of the father of seven after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 20 […]
Right on the heels of the murder of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, another man named Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. While law enforcement in Tulsa, Oklahoma quickly released footage of the incident and charged the officer who shot Crutcher with manslaughter, law […]
B.J. Murphy discusses the latest developments on the ground in Charlotte following a night of unrest.
On Tuesday, September 20, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer while waiting at the bus stop to pick up his child. Details on how he died and the reasons for his death vary between the community, family and police. His death has sparked outrage in a city that is normally […]
Other speakers at the event tried ramping up support by laying out the Republican Party's historic relationship with African-Americans. Though in the last 100 years, the GOP has struggled to find footing with Blacks and Latinos.
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of…