Historian: Roots of Charlotte’s protests can be traced to city’s past

Brenda Tindal, staff historian at Charlotte’s Levine Museum of the New South, spoke Wednesday night to a standing-room-only crowd of about 100. She said most of the answers to questions about last week’s protests can be found in the city’s own history, from the urban renewal that uprooted historic black neighborhoods in the 1960s and ‘70s to now-nearly-forgotten police shootings of black motorists in the 1990s.

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