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Keith Lamont Scott's Brother-in-Law Addresses the Role of Racism in Police-Related Shootings

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home

When television producer Ray Dotch covered the Ferguson protests and Baltimore riots, his intention was to share the reality of these events with the ...

The Officer Who Shot Keith Lamont Scott Will Not Face Charges

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home

No charges will be filed against the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sept. 20, Mecklenburg County Distric...

Trying Times Call For Solidarity In Our Struggle Within The Diaspora

Javonté Anyabwelé | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Javonté Anyabwelé

This morning I felt really down about the latest rash of police murders to take place. But before I could finish my thoughts I had a stream of conscio...

#AllLivesMatter? Let's Prove it.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Jesse Damiani

White silence is violence.

Listen Up!

Rose Hamid | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
Rose Hamid

October 21st is World Day of Listening. The Wold Day of Listening website states: "We are Listeners from around the world, representing many traditions, professions, and walks of life - working together to offer peaceful, non-confrontational listening, free of charge and without advice, judgement, argument or interpretation. We are non-partisan and non-promotional."

Mourners Gather To Remember The Life Of Keith Lamont Scott

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home

Mourners at the funeral for Keith Scott, whose death in a police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina last month led to a week of sometimes violent p...

Mike Pence Used Keith Scott's Shooting To Feed A Flawed Claim About Policing

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.05.2016 | Home

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) made a series of insulting and manipulative remarks during the vice presidential debate on Tuesday night ― considering h...

Girl Whose Speech About Charlotte Went Viral Finds A Fan In Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home

During her speech at a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina, Hillary Clinton invited a “bright, energetic, impressive young woman” on stage. ...

Keith Lamont Scott's Disability May Have Gotten Him Killed, And He's Not The Only One

Claudia Center | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Claudia Center

People with mental disabilities, especially people of color, are particularly at risk of being shot or beaten by the police.

Police Body Cameras Are Pointless Unless Cops Use Them Correctly

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home

Officers involved in at least two controversial fatal police shootings this month failed to activate their body-worn cameras, leaving critical gaps in...

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation Over Keith Scott's Slaying

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home

Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte’s power structure on Monday, demanding the resignati...

Charlotte Police Attempt To Use Marijuana To Justify Killing Keith Lamont Scott

Sharda Sekaran | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Sharda Sekaran

Marijuana is a substance that has been used by half of Americans, is cheerfully enjoyed throughout pop culture, and in several states is a burgeoning legal commodity. But apparently, if you're black in North Carolina, marijuana possession is also just cause for a public slaying.

Presidency Is Important, But The Change We Seek Is Closer To Home

Jesse Moore | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Jesse Moore

Even as we're all hypnotized by the presidential race, and the candidates' rhetorical responses to these incidents, we have to recognize that these issues, that impact us directly, that move us to tears and to march in our streets -- are almost exclusively controlled by state and local leaders. Not our president.

Anthony Hamilton On The Biggest Way Black People Can Help Effect Change

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.26.2016 | Home

Anthony Hamilton wants Americans to know that “the biggest way to effect change is through spending power.” The singer expressed his concern and f...

Tensions Remain High In Charlotte As Protesters And Police Surround NFL Game

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― Protesters rallied outside a Carolina Panthers game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday, marking the sixth straight day of dem...

Charlotte Police To Release Fatal Footage, Claim Film Shows Victim 'Was In Possession Of A Handgun'

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 09.24.2016 | Home

The Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered rioting in the city, the p...

Wife to Charlotte Police: 'Don't Shoot Him. He Has No Weapon.'

Marty Rudoy | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
Marty Rudoy

This writer has the utmost respect and appreciation for law enforcement officers and the work they do. It is selfless, thankless and dangerous work, and the criminals they face do not subscribe to such niceties as following the law.

Hillary Clinton, Others Call On Charlotte Police To Release Video Of Keith Scott Killing

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has joined the people urging Charlotte, North Carolina, police to release their footage of the killing...

North Carolina Attorney General Calls For Release Of Keith Scott Shooting Video

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper called on the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to release the videos showing Kei...

Video Shows Police Fatally Shooting Keith Scott Despite Wife's Pleas

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home

A video released to NBC News shows the moment when police in Charlotte, North Carolina, shot Keith Scott. In the video, which lasts two minutes and 12...

Empathy Matters

The Harbus | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
The Harbus

Empathy matters. It enables us to recognize and understand the emotions of others when happiness occurs and when tragedy strikes. It pushes us to reach out when someone is in need. It impels us to speak less and listen more. I need more of it. We all need more of it.

The Conversations We Need To Have After Charlotte

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
Jim Wallis

When I saw the video from the police car and helicopter of Terence Crutcher's killing, I felt such profound grief and, yes, outrage once again.

Charlotte Installs Curfew And Protester Dies After Being Shot During Unrest

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home

Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, imposed a midnight-to-6 a.m. curfew following two nights of riots touched off by the shooting of a black man...

Charlotte Protesters 'Hate White People,' North Carolina Congressman Says

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.24.2016 | Home

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) said Thursday that violent protests that have rattled Charlotte, North Carolina, since police shot a black man to death...

Keith Scott's Family Demands Charlotte Police Release Shooting Video

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.24.2016 | Home

Relatives of a black man fatally shot by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, viewed police video of his killing Thursday and called for authorities t...