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Trump announces ‘Urban Renewal Agenda for America’s Inner-Cities’


At a speech in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, Presidential candidate Donald Trump announced his plan to rebuild America’s inner-cities. Nicknamed the new deal for Black America, it is grounded on three promises from a Trump administration, should he win – safe communities, great education, and high-paying jobs.   Every African-American citizen in this country is entitled to a government that ...

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North Carolina Party HQ vandalized with hateful logos, arson


A building used for political organization in Hillsboro, North Carolina was vandalized with a swastika, hateful rhetoric and a bottle containing a flammable substance – the twist? The building is a Republican Party campaign office. According to officers with the Hillsborough Police Department, the building at 347 Ja-Max Drive was vandalized overnight with graffiti and a flammable substance. Officials say the graffiti ...

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Video and Photographic Evidence Released by CMPD in Keith Lamont Scott Shooting


On Saturday, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police released some of the dashcam video, body cam footage and photographic evidence from the police-involved shooting of Keith Lamont Scott last Thursday. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department Video and Photographic Evidence from Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Dashcam footage – *warning* shows moment Scott is shot – hard to tell if something is or is not in ...

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Charlotte Police: We will be releasing Keith Scott shooting video


In a press conference late Saturday, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney said that they would be releasing the video within the hour. Body worn camera and dash-cam footage will be released to media in next 30 minutes. — CMPD News (@CMPD) September 24, 2016 The chief said that he believed the investigation had come to a place where he felt ...

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Charlotte Sees Peaceful Protests Thursday Night; Curfew Enacted but Not Enforced [Video]


Charlotte experienced a night of peaceful protests that continued well after the midnight curfew. ALERT: @CLTMayor and @CMPD have enacted a citywide curfew beginning Sept. 23 imposed at midnight until 6 a.m. — City of Charlotte (@CLTgov) September 23, 2016 Charlotte police say that as long as protesters are peaceful, they will monitor them and allow them to protest. If ...

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NFL watching Charlotte situation; hoping to play Sunday’s game as planned


Recent riots and looting over the death of Keith Lamont Scott in a police-involved shooting have the NFL and Carolina Panthers staff watching the situation closely. As of today, the NFL plans to hold the game against the Minnesota Vikings as planned in Bank of America stadium in Charlotte. Our statement on Vikings-Panthers game on Sunday pic.twitter.com/LvH59fyAJf — Brian McCarthy ...

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Charlotte, NC Protests over Keith Scott Shooting [Video]


We are following events in Charlotte, NC as Governor McCrory deploys the National Guard and State police to quell violence associated with protests over the shooting of Keith Scott. At least one protester has been shot by another person in the crowd and Hillary Clinton’s comments seem to have poured fuel on an already hot fire.

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One shot During Charlotte, NC Black Lives Matter Protest – Clinton fans the flames


An unidentified person has been shot during Charlotte, NC protests over the shooting of an allegedly armed black man yesterday. Man shot during protests in Charlotte has died; police say he was not wounded by officer. https://t.co/untHbZox95 — The Associated Press (@AP) September 22, 2016 Reports say that the man was shot by another person attending the protest and that police were not involved. ...

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HPU Student says that her idea of diversity should prevent Trump’s visit to her campus


Safe spaces, trigger words, free speech areas .. ah the open and free exchange of ideas on American college campuses is amazing isn’t it? Well, one High Point University Student wishes the campus had been declared off-limits to Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump because  – diversity… Senior Elizabeth Reichart said, “I’m a little disappointed in High Point University for allowing ...

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