Activists push education as crucial strategy in social justice movement

SisterCare Alliance and Charlotte Uprising members explain how protest education is sustaining the movement.
By Emiene Wright | June 18, 2020

Former West Charlotte High student plans fundraiser for vocational program that launched his career

Proceeds will benefit the West Charlotte cosmetology program and the Clinton L. Blake Endowment scholarship.
By Emiene Wright | May 17, 2020

Black, country and proud: Trailbred Riderz spur urban horse culture

Charlottean Curtis Thompson organized the group of Black horse enthusiasts to bring the cowboy culture from the country to the city.
By Emiene Wright | April 13, 2020

Pandemic couldn’t stop Charlotte couple’s wedding bells

The couple made their nine-year courtship official with a courthouse wedding as the city began shutting down due to coronavirus.
By Emiene Wright | April 7, 2020

Along Beatties Ford Road, business owners ‘trying to hang on’ in times of coronavirus

Businesses along the Beatties Ford Road corridor react to coronavirus-related restrictions.
By Emiene Wright | March 20, 2020

JCSU a ‘ghost town’ for remaining students on campus

Most students left for an extended spring break. Others have until March 30 to vacate campus.
By Emiene Wright | March 19, 2020

JCSU responds to coronavirus with campus shutdown

The historically Black university announces measures to safeguard against COVID-19.
By Emiene Wright | March 14, 2020

Booker T. mural tells story of Washington Heights

Washington Heights Neighborhood Association commissions bold new mural on Beatties Ford Road.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Oaklawn Park pins hopes on ‘historic’ status to protect against gentrification

The West End neighborhood would join six other Charlotte communities as historic districts.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Intergalactic Soul: The future is now

The multimedia exhibition weaves together science fiction, historical and social themes. It runs through Feb. 29.
By Emiene Wright | February 24, 2020