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A state of emergency has been declared in parts of North Carolina

Lawyers and a family member of Andrew Brown Jr. say they were only allowed to watch 20 seconds of a body camera video of the murderous black man’s encounter with law enforcement in North Carolina last week. Fearing a “period of civil unrest,” Elizabeth Mayor Betty Parker Declare a state of emergency This will extend at least until Tuesday, and continue “until it is deemed no longer necessary to protect our citizens.” The authorities detained the video for redacting the footage before family and lawyers were allowed to view it. “We don’t feel we’re getting transparency,” Benjamin Crump, one of the lawyers representing the family, said at a news conference. Brown, 42, was shot by Pascotank County sheriffs who were carrying out drug-related search and arrest warrants. The protesters demanded that the video be published publicly.

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