Charlotte Archive

Video: Keith Lamont Scott's wife captured killing by Charlotte, N.C. police. "Don't shoot him. He has no weapon."

Rakeyia Scott, the wife of recent police shooting victim Keith L. Scott, recorded a video on her cell phone just before and after the fatal shooting of her husband by police in Charlotte, N.C. The New York Times obtained the video from attorneys for the Scott family. It includes graphic violence of a man being killed by police, and strong language.  …

Glenn Reynolds apologizes for saying drivers surrounded during street protest should "Run Them Down"

Glenn Reynolds, blogger, USA Today contributor and law professor, had an answer for drivers who found themselves surrounded during protests in Charlotte over the police killing of a black person: “Run Them Down.” It was not a very good answer: he was temporarily suspended from Twitter, got in hot water with his editors at USA Today, and his university made clear they considered it an …

Charlotte, NC: "Release the video" of Keith Scott's death by police

This powerful statement from the New York Times editorial board captures the cries of many people on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina tonight. “The Police Department in Charlotte, N.C., has responded in exactly the wrong way to a police officer’s killing on Tuesday of another black man, Keith Scott,” reads the editorial. “Release the Charlotte Police Video.” Police hold their lines in uptown …

State of Emergency in Charlotte as Violence Erupts at Protests Over Police Killings of Black Men

People run from flash-bang grenades in uptown Charlotte during a protest of the police shooting of Keith Scott. REUTERS/Jason Miczek The governor of North Carolina has declared a State of Emergency after violence erupted on the second night of protests in Charlotte, over the police killing of a black man. The governor called for support from the U.S. National Guard, and Highway Patrol officers.  …

Say Anything in This Week's Open Thread Even Though I'm 13 and Probably Shouldn't Read Some of Your Comments

Hi, we’re Charlotte (Jane’s daughter, in case you didn’t know) and Lena, and we are taking over the Open Thread this week!This week we planned a trip to Walt Disney World. We drove down from New York (actually, from the airport in Newark, because that made the rental car $350 cheaper) and flew … Continue reading Source link