A North Carolina LA Fitness franchise called on the brave police officers who protect and serve (and sometimes shoot black people) after accusing a member of the gym of breaking into lockers and stealing credit cards, only to discover that they had the wrong guy.
Those of us who resolved to flip negative situations into positive ones in the new year might want to look at Charlotte, N.C.’s Shia Yearwood as an example.
A Charlotte, N.C., mayoral candidate is coming under fire for listing the obvious fact that she’s white as one of her qualifications for the job.
Woe is a woman in North Carolina who was apparently mocked by a Starbucks barista for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt.
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.
My daily morning routine (unfortunately) currently feels a lot like Groundhog Day. I wake up and peruse Facebook and without fail, nearly every day I’m met with another story of some Black person meeting their demise at the hands of law enforcement. I’m then generally moved to saying some sort of muffled profanity as…