Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Imagine being a passenger  on a airplane flight from Dallas to Charlotte. When you notice a passenger not wearing a seatbelt, falls to the ground. While in mid air the flight attendant naturally wanted to assist the falling customer, only to be violently attacked due […]

Officials at one North Carolina school suspended and banned an African-American student from graduation after she was almost arrested for wearing a shirt that violated the school's dress code.

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

Protesters in Charlotte are calling for a boycott of an Asian-owned beauty supply store whose owner choked a Black customer.

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.

Black Tony called up Rickey Smiley after he came up on a bunch of turkeys. Him and his friends drove to Charlotte, North Carolina to sell them for the holidays, and he chatted with Rickey from the side of the street where he was selling them. Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  Click on the audio […]

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 […]

Right on the heels of the murder of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, another man named Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. While law enforcement in Tulsa, Oklahoma quickly released footage of the incident and charged the officer who shot Crutcher with manslaughter, law […]

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B.J. Murphy discusses the latest developments on the ground in Charlotte following a night of unrest.

Aaliyah Hall Bell vanished in South Carolina while walking two blocks to visit her godmother.

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Other speakers at the event tried ramping up support by laying out the Republican Party's historic relationship with African-Americans. Though in the last 100 years, the GOP has struggled to find footing with Blacks and Latinos.

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have given the world tons of amazing music through the years, and now the two are able to celebrate their…