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Tyler Tynes •
96 Hours in Charlotte
On the ground with black protesters in Michael Jordan and Cam Newton’s city
CHARLOTTE — Keith Lamont Scott became the latest in the alarming and depressing trend of black men killed by police when his body wilted and hit burning asphalt on Sept. 20. Anger-filled black bodies subsequently marched, chanted and blocked highways throughout Charlotte in response.
Cam Newton finds himself in a no-win situation on matters of race these days, something he mentioned on Wednesday when asked about the shooting death of Charlotte-area resident Keith Lamont Scott by police. “I’m in a position now wh...
Michael Jordan says Charlotte must COME TOGETHER in a PEACEFUL, and NON-VIOLENT way... in the wake of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott... and the protests that have followed. Jordan -- who starred at UNC, and is now the owne...
“It is you that unleashed hell in our city when you tried to say that boys and girls are not that."
NBA legend Michael Jordan is pleading for calm in Charlotte in the wake of the violent protests that erupted in the city after the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Local news station WBTV reports that Jordan, who is now ...