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Cam Newton wore a T-shirt with a famous quote by Martin Luther King Jr. during the pre-game warmup before the Carolina Panthers' National Football League game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. There was a heavy police presence outside the Panthers' stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina after a fifth day of protests prompted by the fatal shooting of a black man, by a black police officer. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere," the quote on the back of the Panthers star quarterback's shirt read.
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By Robert MacMillan and Mike Blake CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - More than 100 people chanted and marched outside a National Football League (NFL) game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday in protests over police killing a black man, a day after police released videos of the confrontation. Protesters have filled the city's streets for nearly a week in response to the killing of Keith Scott, 43, who police said was armed when officers shot him on Tuesday, although Sunday's gathering was smaller than those seen in earlier in the week. The video did not show clearly whether Scott had a gun at the time, and Charlotte, the state's largest city and one of the U.S. Southeast's most vibrant urban centers, remains the latest flashpoint in two years of tense protests over U.S. police killings of black men, many of them unarmed.