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Asheville Civil Rights Activist Gives His Take on Charlotte

Jeremy Loeb/WCQS
Robert Zachary at WCQS 9/22/16

Part 2 of the conversation between Robert Zachary and Jeremy Loeb

As Charlotte reels in the aftermath of the shooting death of a black man by a police officer, an Asheville civil rights activist paid a visit to WCQS to offer his thoughts.  Robert Zachary last visited WCQS prior to the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma.  Zachary grew up in Anniston, Alabama and witnessed and took part in some of the major events of the civil rights movement.  Police shootings of black men and the resulting protests have hit closer to home recently, with high-profile shootings of a man in Raleigh, Asheville, and most recently in Charlotte.  In our hour-long conversation, Zachary tackled the weighty nuances of race in America. 

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