The Guilfordian

Charlotte Protests

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2016

On Sept. 20, the police killing of 43-year-old black man Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, would ignite a series of protests throughout the state, from the streets of Charlotte to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. There are conflicting reports...

Let’s stop justifying racism

Julia Geaney-Moore, Guest Writer

October 22, 2016

Black citizens are 2.7 times more likely to be shot by the police than white citizens, according to the Fatal Encounters database. This is an astounding number. Each case has different circumstances, but the fact remains that police officers, the very people who are charged with protecting citizens,...