Vice News: Inside Charlotte’s Mostly Black and Brown Government

August 19, 2020

After massive protests followed the police shooting of a black man in 2016, the city of Charlotte took the unprecedented move of electing a majority-minority leadership. As they go into their second term, the new leadership’s attempt at making their community more equitable for its black and brown community is coming up against 150 years of deep segregation and continued police shootings. VICE’s Alzo Slade takes a deep dive into how one African American leader is navigating centuries-old economic barriers in the pursuit of a more just society.



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