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Charlotte clergy, civil rights leaders issue demands following police shooting

Celeste Smith, The Charlotte Observer

Led by North Carolina NAACP President William Barber, a coalition of civil rights and clergy leaders announced a list of demands Monday in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.



12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 7: Create, Protect, and Sustain Your Brand

This week, I’m continuing my 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur series. Our steps so far: Step 1: […]


Funny man Rodney Perry is performing live at the Comedy Zone Tuesday night to raise money for the Thomas Davis Defending Dream Foundation. (Photo courtesy of

5 Things to Do This Week: Free drinks, networking, fashion and more

Happening this week: A unique way to watch the presidential debate. A Carolina Panther doing good. A fashion event to end homelessness and more.


Protesters march through the streets of uptown Charlotte three days after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott under disputed circumstances, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (Photo:

I missed you at last night’s protest march

In four nights of protesting following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott, missing have been the faces I’ve grown accustomed to seeing in uptown Charlotte.


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