If you are wondering why it’s taken so long for body cam footage to be released from the June 2 protest incident, then watch this edition of the #bluechronicles soon to be named Story Time w/ Tonya. Short version: Author Gene Nichols’ explains that the arduous process in place now was part of the the backlash to the Black Live Matter movement from Republicans in the General Assembly a couple of years ago.

Tonya Jameson is an occasional qnotes contributor, political campaign manager and former Charlotte Observer writer. Follow the Blue Chronicles on FB @tonya.jameson.