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Rebuke over ‘Trump forces Black Family from Home’: Too PC or Deserved?

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A North Carolina state representative is reportedly getting slammed for having emailed an internet meme with the fake newspaper headline “Trump forces black family from home.” N.C. Rep. George Cleveland emailed the image to members of the N.C. House Republican caucus but included no comments of his own. Cleveland’s peers wasted no time disparaging their comrade as they felt the republicans ...

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

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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

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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

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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]

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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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