Keith Lamont Scott

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 […]

The new Levine Museum of the New South exhibit K(No)w Justice, K(No)w Peace examines the impact of police-involved killings in Charlotte and other U.S. cities. The exhibit humanizes the victims of the shootings, who are often vilified, as well as the protestors, who too are often vilified. Twitter :: The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: […]

The aftermath of the Keith Lamont Scott shooting is still inspiring efforts to bring Charlotte together to address issues of police distrust, joblessness and other issues. The Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice is another local organization that is working to build community trust. In January, the coalition will start holding public meetings on its effort […]

Riots, discriminatory laws, election fatigue and bank scandals were a few of the big events in Charlotte in 2016. As we look back on 2016, it may be one of disappointment. It was a tough year for the Queen City. We were in the national spotlight a lot this year, but many of the wrong […]

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say an 18-year-old wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon fatally shot himself this morning, the Charlotte Observer reported. Police tried to serve an arrest warrant on Timothy Davis for an incident that occurred last week, but Davis barricaded himself in a home off Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road. Police tried […]

During Wednesday’s protest in front of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, protestors taunted CMPD Officer Mike Campagna. The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: It started with one woman with a megaphone yelling at Campagna and other officers who were standing across the street. She questioned them about Justin Carr’s death. For the next 10 minutes, […]

Local pastors, community activists and concerned citizens will participate in the March For Love, a rally and march in support of love, unity, compassion and hope. The event begins at noon at Marshall Park. Don’t Miss: Faith Walking: When You’re In Your Feelings [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] Participants include: Rev. Amantha Barbee, Nimish Bhatt, Hannah Hasan, Matt […]

District Attorney Andrew Murray’s decision not to charge Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Brentley Vinson in the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott didn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but that didn’t stop people from expressing their frustration with a criminal justice system that seems to routinely sanction killing black men.   Twitter :: The Latest […]

Scary! Roland Martin’s Comparison of North Carolina To Selma Mecklenburg County prosecutors will announce on Wednesday whether charges will be filed in the officer-involved fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte Observer reported. Thus far, prosecutors have declined to provide any information about the case in which Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson fatally shot Scott. […]

There is no question that the death of protestor Justin Carr intensified confrontation between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and protestors on the night of Sept. 21 in Uptown Charlotte. Police have charged ?. He has reportedly confessed to shooting Carr. In the days following Carr’s death, several people have alleged that a CMPD officer shot Carr with […]