Faith

The Rev. William Barber

Barber: Trump victory proves “myth of race” persists in America

Despite Donald Trump’s win, Barber said, those on the political left must remain steadfast in their struggle for social and economic justice.

4 African American pastors sign letters in support of Robert Pittenger

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte was widely criticized when he said those protesting the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott were acting out of “hate” and jealousy of white people.

South Africa bans U.S. pastor over anti-gay views

South African gay and lesbian groups collected more than 60,000 signatures opposing a visit by Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona .

Going against the grain, black church backs Trump for President

On Sunday, Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte’s NoDa community came out strong for the Republican presidential nominee.

Charlotte African-American church rallies behind Trump

In the sanctuary of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries on North Davidson Street, about 100 church members gathered Sunday afternoon for a Donald Trump rally.

How comedy prepared Robert Duckworth for a life in ministry

Christian comedian Robert Duckworth says his work onstage has honed the skills he now uses to spread the gospel.

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.

News & Buzz

Dylann Roof is seen in this June 18, 2015 handout booking photo provided by Charleston County Sheriff's Office. REUTERS/Charleston County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters

Survivor of the Charleston church massacre calls Dylann Roof ‘evil’

"There is no place left on Earth for him except the pit of hell," one witness testified.

Entertainment

Charlotte Arts League kicks off its Starving Artist Market this weekend in Southend.

What’s Happening Charlotte: Your Guide to Weekend Fun (Dec. 9-11)

The Gray Holiday Party, A Soulful Noel, Will Downing in concert and 14 other local events you should know about...

Commentary

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

Why Donald Trump won’t win

Barring a political cataclysm between now and election day, Trump will lose because of one basic fact: The American electorate...

Health

President Barack Obama, speaking in Florida on Oct. 20, 2016, says he doesn't want to see anybody "left out" without healthcare coverage because of premium increases, but says the answer isn't "repealing and replacing" the Affordable Care Act.

Obamacare premiums will rise by double digits in 2017

The average premium for Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov will rise 25 percent next year, the U.S. government said...

People

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Photo Gallery: Jazzy Holiday Gala

The black-tie event featured cocktails, dinner, awards, entertainment and a presentation of the Spirit of the Center Awards to three...

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OnQ presents A Soulful Noel
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Gina’s Gospel Christmas Concert
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Community Blood Drive
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