Charlotte teen says he learned valuable lesson while at George Floyd protest
A high school student's mother understandably didn't want him to attend a protest in North Carolina. He went anyway, and while there, he met a man who issued a challenge that has changed his entire outlook.
THE NASA VITAL CAN BE USED TO UP TO FOUR MONTHS, THE FIT THAT FLOW IS THE FIRST FROM THAT COMPANY DESIGNED TO BE INEXPENSIVE AND EASY TO USE. DESPITE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MOTHER UNDERSTANDABLY DID NOT WANT HIM TO ATTEND A PROTEST IN NORTH CAROLINA. HE WENT ANYWAY, AND WHILE THERE HE MET A MAN WHO ISSUED A CHALLENGE THAT HAS CHANGED HIS ENTIRE OUTLOOK. REPORTER KEN LEMON HAS THE STORY. >> SUDDENLY INFURIATED. >> Reporter: WHEN THEY WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE MINNEAPOLIS MOTHER WITH A KNEE ON HIS NECK OF GEORGE FLOYD POINT >> THE SAME OFFICER I TAUGHT MY SON TO RESPECT, I'M WATCHING THEM WITH THEIR KNEE ON MISTER FLOYD'S NECK. >>'S MOTHER DID NOT WANT HIM TO GO TO THE PROTEST THAT HAD BECOME DANGEROUS OR SATURDAY HE SNUCK OUT OF HIS HOUSE WITH A FRIEND. >> MY VOICE STILL HAD TO BE HEARD. >> Reporter: THE TEENAGER LOOKING FORWARD TO COLLEGE WORRIED THAT SOMEDAY FLOYD COULD BE HIM. >> Reporter: HE DIRECTED THAT FEAR AND RAGE AT A C MPD OFFICER WITH A STRANGER. >> CURTIS JUNIOR INTERVENED. HE TOLD THE TEAM THE ADULTS DID NOT HAVE THE ANSWERS. >> COMING WITH A BETTER WAY. HOW WE DOING THIS THIS ISN'T WORKING. DESPITE IT OPENED MY EYES POINT >> Reporter: THE VIDEO HAS BEEN VIEWED ON THE 30,000 TIMES POINT >> I'M AT HOME EVERY DAY SEEING THAT VIDEO GO VIRAL KEEP REPEATING IT IN MY HEAD, HOW CAN I FIND A BETTER WAY. AT 16, SO YOUNG, HOW CAN I CHANGE THE WORLD'S PERSPECTIVES ON MY SKIN TONE. >> Reporter: HE HASN'T FOUND THE ANSWER YET BUT HE'S WORKING WITH CURTIS HAYES JUNIOR TO DO SOMETHING MORE. >> REPORTER KEN LEMON IN CHARLOTTE REPORTING PERIOD BEFORE THE PROTEST KERRY WANTED TO BE A POLICE OFFICER. HE