Poverty rates declined for Black and Hispanic residents in 2019, Census Bureau reports

Despite the gains, rates of poverty for both groups remained well above the national average.
By Glenn Burkins | September 16, 2020

In new NC ads, the Biden campaign reaches out to Black men

Shot in a Durham barbershop with local residents, the "Shop Talk" ads emphasize the importance of simply voting.
By Glenn Burkins | September 14, 2020

Opinion | Charlotte voters need to hear about the bonds on the ballot

Without more information, there is no guarantee that voters will support the nearly $200 million in capital spending on this year's ballot.
By Jennifer Roberts | September 11, 2020

Opinion | How NC’s changing electorate will change its politics

The state's Republican party is increasingly reliant on a shrinking pool of white voters who elect only white politicians. For the health of our democracy, this must change.
By Blair Reeves | September 9, 2020

Spencer Cochran, a leader in CMPD’s Metro Division, is heading to Richmond

The 32-year veteran will work with Richmond's new police chief on issues relating to community engagement.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2020

Principles of generosity thread across generations

Black philanthropists share their perspectives on giving for social change.
By Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs | August 28, 2020

Four Black Women on Leading Nonprofits in Charlotte

For some time now, Black women in Charlotte have working to address the needs in their communities.
By Crystal Marie | August 21, 2020

Day Trippin’: My family’s love affair with the N.C. mountains

For us, time spent in the hills is like a spiritual journey.
By Glenn Burkins | August 20, 2020

Father charged after 2-year-old son finds gun, fatally shoots himself

According to a police report, the 24-year-old father was a convicted felon and not allowed to own a gun.
By Glenn Burkins | August 17, 2020

Change Agents: In the shadow of JCSU, Dianna Ward is creating a new retail environment

The Charlotte business owner, with two co-investors, will soon welcome three new tenants to the Five Points property they bought.
By Glenn Burkins | August 16, 2020