MALVEAUX: Keith Lamont Scott Video Footage Too Little, Too Late

October 5, 2016 Dr. Julianne Malveaux 0

Keith Lamont Scott was killed by a police officer on Sept. 20, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The officer, dressed in civilian clothing, said that Mr. Scott had a gun and that he did not follow verbal orders to put his hands up. While there is video that documents the interaction between Scott and Officer Brentley Vinson, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney had initially declined to release the videos because there was “no compelling reason” to do so. But days of public protest along with a disturbing video released by Scott’s wife provided a compelling reason. Still, Chief Putney released just two short snippets of the shooting and indicated that more video was being withheld. […]

MALVEAUX: Stop the Payday Loan Debt Trap

September 28, 2016 Julianne Malveaux 0

Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on Sept. 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status of the average worker. […]

MALVEAUX: Get Ready Now to Vote on Election Day

September 21, 2016 Dr. Julianne Malveaux 0

Are you ready to vote? Are you registered? These may seem like simplistic questions, especially for those who are aware, but every year some folks are denied access to the polls because they didn’t register on time, or they moved and their address does not match the address the registrar of voters has, or something. […]

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