UNC students stage ‘lay-down’ after Charlotte violence

By Tenley Garrett

Black members of the UNC community vocalize their grievances and sentiments in the Pit outside the Student Union as part of BSM's "Die-In" demonstration. Photo courtesy of Tenley Garrett.
UNC students protest police violence in The Pit. (Tenley Garrett/Carolina Connection)

For the 4th night, Protesters were on the streets of Charlotte, but there was no violence. People are protesting the Tuesday shooting of Keith Scott, who was killed by a Charlotte police officer. Police say Scott was armed; his family says he wasn’t.  

Students at UNC reacted to the killing with a peaceful protest on campus, led by the Black Student Movement.

Tony Liu and Tim Daye contributed to this story.

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