A community is outraged about cellphone footage going viral on social media that shows a Charlotte, N.C., beauty supply store owner constraining a black woman in a choke hold after accusing her of stealing. Community leaders and customers are now calling for a boycott of the store.
Charlotte, N.C., Police Officer Brentley Vinson will not face any charges for the September shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte Observer reports.
The official autopsy report for Keith Lamont Scott, the black man who was killed by Charlotte, N.C., police in September, confirms that he was shot three times, WCNC-TV reports.
Donald Trump unveiled his "new deal for Black America" Wednesday to a predominantly white Charlotte, N.C., crowd, and painted himself as the great white savior to fix all the problems plaguing the black community.
A Virginia man was arrested, charged with harassing a veteran Charlotte, N.C., TV reporter during a confrontation in Charleston, S.C., the Charlotte Observer reports.
The family of a black man shot and killed by a North Carolina police officer last month released details from an independent autopsy showing that the victim suffered fatal gunshot wounds to the back and abdomen, the Associated Press reports.
Carolina Panthers running back Mike Tolbert might be the most passively aggressive petty person ever if you believe the owner of Motion Lab Tuning, an automotive company in Charlotte, N.C.
At the end of the 2015-2016 football season, Cam Newton could have run uncontested for president of the African Americans. Newton had just finished dominating the NFL regular season, in which he walked away with the MVP and almost dabbed his team to an undefeated season. In the Super Bowl, Superman turned back into…
Out of the mouths of babes.
Last week, officials in Tulsa, Okla., decided to charge Police Officer Betty Shelby with manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher. Prosecutors will probably argue that the evidence in the dashcam and helicopter footage supports handing down an indictment. Activists will try to convince the public that…
Last weekend, during a writing retreat, I ended up in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Iowa entered the Union as a free state and was a hub for the Underground Railroad, but I wasn’t surprised to see a handful of Confederate flags flying from homes as I drove through towns called Solon and North Liberty. Ours has never been a…
Video of Keith Lamont Scott's fatal encounter with police in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday was taken by his wife, Rakeyia Scott, who shared the footage with NBC News.
Updated Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, 2:42 p.m. EDT: The Seattle Mariners have suspended Steve Clevenger for the remainder of the 2016 season without pay. Clevenger spent Thursday tweeting out vile messages about Keith Lamont Scott, who was gunned down by Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., police, and those who have been…
Glenn Reynolds, a law professor at the University of Tennessee, urged motorists to run over demonstrators blocking traffic in Charlotte, N.C., as they protested the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by police, The Tennessean reports.
Updated Thursday, Sept. 22, 8:30 p.m. EDT: Justin Carr, 26, a man shot in Charlotte on Wednesday while protesting the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, has died, reports the Charlotte Observer.
At their weekly Wednesday meeting, members of the Congressional Black Caucus discussed the problem of police shootings and what to do about it.
At the International Bar Association's 2016 Annual Conference on Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch commented on the police-shooting deaths of two black men in Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C., according to a Department of Justice press release.
Keith Lamont Scott was given "loud, clear verbal commands" to not leave his vehicle and to drop his weapon before he was fatally shot by police officers on Tuesday evening, police in Charlotte, N.C., say, ABC News reports.
The shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, a disabled black man who was reportedly reading a book when he was shot by a black police officer in Charlotte, N.C., sparked protests Tuesday that continued late into the night, the Washington Post reports.