Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say an 18-year-old wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon fatally shot himself this morning, the Charlotte Observer reported. Police tried to serve an arrest warrant on Timothy Davis for an incident that occurred last week, but Davis barricaded himself in a home off Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road. Police tried […]

There is no question that the death of protestor Justin Carr intensified confrontation between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and protestors on the night of Sept. 21 in Uptown Charlotte. Police have charged ?. He has reportedly confessed to shooting Carr. In the days following Carr’s death, several people have alleged that a CMPD officer shot Carr with […]

They sat at tables, laid on the floor and lined the walls at Johnson C Smith University’s Grimes Lounge. They were Black, White, Hispanic, Asian, young and old, pierced, tattooed, gender neutral, men and women and every other representation of Charlotte’s varied population. ALSO SEE: Lawsuit Against FBI, DHS Seeks Information On Surveillance Of Black […]

The Atlanta-based organization SisterStrong is expanding to Charlotte with the help of Charlotte Uprising activist Ashley Williams. The group will host an artist benefit show tonight at the Goodyear Arts. Want the latest news and gossip at your fingertips? Text NC to 71007 to join our text club! “SisterSong’s mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective […]

Seven Charlotteans are suing the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department over officers use of tear gas during the September riots after the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, according the Charlotte Observer. The plaintiffs filed the petition in federal court. Don’t Miss: Hillary Clinton To Sit Down With BLM Activists DeRay Mckesson & Brittany Packnett The plaintiffs want […]

A coalition of grassroots activists met on Wednesday to organize at a north Charlotte church to network and strategize. This wasn’t simply a gripe session or more calls for the resignations for Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Chief Kerr Putney. This group wanted to talk about next steps. The television cameras are dwindling. It’s mostly local […]