Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with University of North Carolina-Charlotte professor Susan McCarter about some of the city's long-standing racial inequality, and how it may have helped fuel the conflict with police.
"We’re the gentrified South," McCarter said. "We serve you sweet tea and lemonade on the front porch, and we don’t like to talk about social justice, we don’t like to talk about race and racism. And we certainly don’t like to make white people feel uncomfortable."
This segment aired on September 23, 2016.