Charlotte Mulls Curfew After 2nd Night of Damaging Protests

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Scene from last weekend's Charlotte protests. Photo by James Willamore via Flickr

The streets of uptown Charlotte were calm early Thursday following a second night of protests that turned violent in the wake of Tuesday’s fatal police shooting of a black man, reports the Charlotte Observer. Mayor Jennifer Roberts said the city is considering a curfew, and North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency and deployed the National Guard and state troopers to help local police . . .

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