In a video released Monday, Danquirs Franklin appeared to be placing a gun on the ground at the time a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer fatally shot him last month. Per The Charlotte Observer, CMPD released body-worn camera footage of the March 25 confrontation between Franklin and Officer Wende Kerl. Kerl shot and killed Franklin in the parking lot of […]


A seventh grader from Charlotte correctly predicted the teams that made it to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament.

Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal is no longer participating in a panel on racial identity at The Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest in Cary, North Carolina in January, said town officials Wednesday after the decision caused a negative response from community members.

After days of delay, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday released extended video footage of the police-involved shooting death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, according to multiple media outlets. The graphic police bodycam footage shows the final moments of the father of seven after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 20 […]

  9/23/16- Jacque Reid talks to Bree Newsome, the woman who scaled the pole in Columbia, SC to take down the Confederate flag. She lives in North Carolina and works as a field organizer for a local organization helping undeserved communities in the Charlotte area. “Right in the wake of police brutality, the first reaction that […]

The NBA announced yesterday (July 21st) that it’s moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its new state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league said, “While we recognize that the NBA cannot choose the law in every city, state, and country in which we do […]

“One of the first things I did was to get down to his level, take a deep breath and not say anything for a couple minutes,” Officer Purdy said in an interview with WSOC.


The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, better known as the CIAA, is the oldest African-American athletic conference in the United States. In 2012, the CIAA named…


      CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had a double-double in his return to the court and the…

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