Angry protesters in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina urge Charlotte mayor, council members to resign

Demonstrators march through the streets following a rally at Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Angry protesters in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina, have called on the city’s mayor and police chief to resign over their inability to end racial discrimination, an issue that was highlighted […]

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US police authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina release footage of fatal shooting amid protests

US police authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, have finally released dash and body camera footage of shooting death of an African American man amid continuing protest rallies over the incident. The dash cam video released on Saturday shows the moment that shooting victim Keith Lamont Scott exits his vehicle and is shot by police officers […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton cancel trip to Charlotte amid unrest

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (right) and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. (Getty images) US presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have postponed their planned trip Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been rocked by unrest following a fatal police shooting of a black man. On Friday, Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts asked the two […]

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US protesters in streets of Charlotte, North Carolina rally for 4th night over police killing of black man

Protesters march in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 23, 2016 following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police three days earlier and subsequent unrest in the city. (Photo by AFP) US protesters have taken to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, for a fourth consecutive night, demanding the release of police footage of the […]

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United States police after Charlotte unrest are on track to fatally shoot as many people in 2016 as they did in 2015

The unrest this week in Charlotte, sparked by a police officer fatally shooting Keith Lamont Scott there, has made that city the latest epicenter of an ongoing debate over how police use deadly force. Yet even as demonstrations and anger have erupted in cities across the country in recent years, pushing this issue firmly into […]

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Charlotte Protesting : Police shooting black man was ‘armed with gun, not book’ near the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus

The morning after violent protests erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black man, officials in Charlotte called for peace. They stressed that the man was armed and posing an “imminent deadly threat” when officers shot and killed him yesterday near the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus. Sixteen police officers and numerous […]

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