As the Charlotte community continues to demand clarity in the fatal police shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, one of their youngest is using her voice to express the feelings of an entire culture in an extraordinary way.
Zianna Oliphant is a young North Carolina resident who delivered an emotional speech about how the growing police brutality epidemic in the Black community affects her on a daily basis.
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Speaking through her tears, there surely wasn’t a dry eye in the room once little miss Oliphant was finished. Watch her emotional speech in the video clip below courtesy of Fusion.
"We need our fathers and mothers to be by our side."— Fusion (@Fusion) September 27, 2016
Through tears—and jeers—Charlotte's Zianna Oliphant calls for justice: pic.twitter.com/K9jI3TTBiC