Stories tagged: "George Floyd"

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.

The NC General Assembly
One Month After George Floyd, NC Lawmakers Restricting Access to Records of Police Custody Deaths

A little more than a month after George Floyd’s death, a NC bill allows officials to keep records of police custody deaths out of the public eye.

Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

In this May file photo, demonstrators marched in Charlotte after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. (Photo by Grant Baldwin for Cardinal & PIne)
Protesters Said Charlotte Police Trapped Them. A State Report Claims They Had “Clear” Ways to Escape.

Multiple North Carolina lawmakers slammed city police for their handling of the June 2 clash in uptown Charlotte, which followed George Floyd's killing.

In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, Rev. William Barber speaks at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. in this 2015 file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘Your Time Has Finally Come.’ After George Floyd, Rev. Barber Says Time For Change Is Now

After George Floyd's killing, Rev Barber led a three-hour virtual march Saturday calling for reforms to the economy, criminal justice, and voting.

Brittney Pickett organized a Black Lives Matter protest in the small, rural Eastern North Carolina town of Beulaville. Here she is pictured with her daughters Ta'Keira, 6, and Bri'Elle, 1. Image via Pickett.
‘Black Lives Matter’ Isn’t Just for Cities. Just Look to This Small NC Town.

A first-time protester takes Cardinal & Pine inside her quest to convene a ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement in rural Duplin County, NC.