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.

A year later, Charleston families still reeling from church shooting

A year after a white gunman walked into a Charleston church and opened fire, killing nine black people in a Bible study, some family members say they are struggling to move on, let alone forgive the shooter.

Putney: Arresting suspect at church was ‘indefensible’

Speaking to clergy and community members, CMPD Chief Kerr Putney said the arrest of West Charlotte High School band director Duncan Gray during Sunday worship at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church was a “failure in leadership.”

Why are you single? Qcity locals gather to discuss being alone

Documentary explores being Christian and single. Is anyone really OK with it?

Bryan Stevenson urges America to heal its racial tensions by facing its mistakes

Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, was as a speaker at Christ Episcopal Church, which has a Faith Forum to talk about healing a broken world.

Seigle Avenue Presbyterian Church property to be sold

The church plans to seek transitional space after the sale closes and then find a new, permanent location, a churh official said.

Obama: Faith is the ‘great cure’ for fear (video)

President Barack Obama, in an address to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, spoke against giving in to fear. (Feb. 4)

At MLK breakfast, Graham reflects on his ‘complex’ path toward forgiveness

Malcolm Graham’s oldest sister, Cynthia Hurd, was among nine black worshipers killed in 2015 by a white supremacist inside a Charleston, S.C, church.

A heart to help the ‘homeless and those in need’

A year ago, Perfect Provisions ministry was providing bag lunches for 75-150 homeless children at Charlotte’s Thomasboro Academy. Barbara Wilder […]

Rock Hill woman’s gift to a stranger starts a chain reaction of giving

Lacy Hoover was just minding her own business, pushing her cart at Sam’s Club in Rock Hill on Tuesday, when a stranger approached. What happened next would start a chain reaction of giving.

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The Rev. Robin Tanner, center, said she was outside the Omni hotel in uptown Charlotte and saw much of what happened before Justin Carr, 26, was mortally wounded. Tanner chairs the Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice and is lead minister of the Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church in Charlotte.

Faith leader: Police struck protesters with clubs prior to fatal shooting

The Rev. Robin Tanner said she was outside the Omni hotel in uptown Charlotte and saw much of what happened...


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...



Waiting for political-correctness foes to applaud Colin Kaepernick

If those on the political right are so tired of "political correctness," then why aren't they lining up to support...


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Reducing how much you eat need not be torture

When it comes to losing weight, portion control, or controlling the amount you eat, can be just as important as...


Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump reacts during the first presidential debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Clinton Put Trump’s Smallness on Display for Voters to See

In a 90-minute debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump was entirely overmatched on issues of substance.


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