Charlotte protests

Several days of unrest exacerbated by the city's lack of transparency in Scott's shooting death brought forth emotional reactions during a Monday night city council meeting.

  9/26/16- Roland Martin talks to Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post and New York Daily News’ Editor Shaun King about the latest in the case of Keith Lamont Scott and the unrest in the city of Charlotte. “I can tell you dozens of cases where the police said one thing and the video shows […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Republican congressman who represents the Charlotte area said Thursday that people are protesting in the city because they “hate white people.” U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose district includes parts of Charlotte and its suburbs, was asked by an interviewer for Britain’s “BBC Newsnight” what grievance the protesters have. In the […]

Michael Jordan is urging protesters in Charlotte to demonstrate peacefully in the wake of violence that has followed the police shooting of 43-year-old African-American man Keith Lamont Scott. In a statement Thursday, Jordan expressed condolences to Scott’s family and to those injured in the ensuing protests. ”In light of the tragic events of the past […]

Police Chief Kerr Putney prematurely declared the man's death Wednesday night, but later corrected the statement early Thursday morning. The city also corrected the news on their Twitter account.