Duke Energy must do more to address climate change
The impact of a warming planet is affecting North Carolina residents in ways already visible, and BIPOC communities are especially vulnerable.
By Jennifer Roberts, Tiffany Fant and Nakisa Glover | March 11, 2021
What kind of Charlotte do we want?
The Charlotte Future 2040 Plan is our chance to build a city that works for the many, not just the few.
By Shannon Binns | March 8, 2021
Let students be the fact finders
A former teacher says students should be taught to think and value evidence.
By Dr. Ross Danis | February 25, 2021
Our homeless problem is not just a housing issue; it’s a systemic issue
It is not accidental that most – not all -- of Charlotte's homeless residents are people of color.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | February 21, 2021
Let’s celebrate Black history by supporting Black-owned businesses
t’s all about showing up and using our personal resources and dollars to make a difference.
By Manuel Campbell | February 17, 2021
The heroes within us
As we build this nation, there is still a need for new heroes.
By Oscar H. Blayton | February 12, 2021
The Charlotte Way: A look in the rearview mirror
The Charlotte City Council recently voted to appoint Greg Phipps to fill the at-large seat left vacant with the resignation […]
By Ray McKinnon | February 8, 2021
Mecklenburg County Should Pass a Restorative Justice Resolution
With awareness of racial disparities growing in White communities, and with a new federal administration, the time has come for bold action.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | February 2, 2021
Introducing ‘Portraits of Perseverance,’ a look at how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting local lives
Aside from death and sickness, the pandemic has altered lives in ways large and small.
By Glenn Burkins | January 25, 2021