Stories tagged: "Black Lives Matter"

Protesters attempt to assist a woman having an asthma attack after inhaling tear gas during a demonstration in Charlotte in May. (Photo by Grant Baldwin)
Attorneys: Charlotte Police Planned Out Ambush on Black Lives Matter Protesters

Charlotte police deliberately funneled Black Lives Matter protestors into an ambush during a June 2 clash lawyers for the demonstrators say.

Protesters confront CMPD officers after an arrest was made and tear gas and pepper balls were deployed against those gathered in May. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
Report: Charlotte Judge Threatened on Social Media After Police Misrepresent Her Ruling

Charlotte police are accused of misconstruing a local judge’s ruling on the use of tear gas, leading to a series of ugly social media attacks on the judge.

The head of the NC Black Alliance applauded Gov. Cooper's veto of a controversial police records bill after days of protest.
NC Black Alliance Head Denounces ‘Poisoned Policies’ After Cooper Vetoes Police Records Bill

Marcus Bass of the NC Black Alliance says Cooper's veto of a controversial police records bill, weeks after George Floyd's death, sends a powerful message.

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John Neville Told His Jailers ‘I Can’t Breathe.’ Now They’re Facing Charges In His Death.

Five detention officers and a jail nurse will face involuntary manslaughter charges in connection with John Neville’s death in a Greensboro, NC jail.

US Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-N.C., wears a face mask during a House committee meeting in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP)
Rep. Alma Adams: Trump Is Taking A ‘No Lives Matter’ Approach To Coronavirus

Amid a grim coronavirus surge in her home state and city, US Rep. Alma Adams said President Donald Trump’s approach to the virus is “no lives matter.”

Leaders in NC's largest city talking police and community reforms with homicides on track for another record year. (Image via Shutterstock)
With Murder Rate on Track for Record Year, Leaders In NC’s Largest City Talking Police, Community Reforms

Charlotte leaders talk two-part plan for community reforms as city's murder rate continues to soar, a year after it set record for homicides.

Protesters in Charlotte following George Floyd's death. (Photo by Grant Baldwin for Cardinal & Pine)
‘A Lot of Scary Things Can Happen To People in Police Custody.’ Protesters Demand Veto of NC Police Records Bill

Dozens gathered at NC's Executive Mansion Monday to protest a bill that could block public access to records pertaining to police custody deaths.