There was never a ‘Juneteenth shooting’ in Charlotte
One year ago, we were directly in the heart of a COVID-19 pandemic. Our nation was on fire figuratively and […]
By Justin Perry | June 19, 2021
It’s time we shore up our nation’s care economy
In the wake of a world-changing pandemic, parents and caregivers cannot or will not go back to work unless their children, parents and loved ones are cared for.
By Alma Adams | June 11, 2021
Truth, reconciliation and atonement: Time to re-imagine (a post-racist) America
On this one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, many are assessing where we have come on racial disparities […]
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | June 1, 2021
Living within a lie
Why those who promote white supremacy are opposed to the teaching of critical race theory.
By Oscar H. Blayton | May 11, 2021
It’s time for Congress to address the root cause of racial disparities and inequities
To fully address the crises Black bodies face, Congress must take. steps to address structural racism and implicit bias.
By Alma Adams | April 19, 2021
It’s time for some bold ideas for local government
The expected delay in this year's local elections presents an opportunity to rethink the relationship between city and county government.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | April 13, 2021
Let’s seize this disruptive moment in our schools to be a little more disruptive
If we have learned anything over the course of the past year, it is that work and school are not places.
By Dr. Ross Danis | March 30, 2021
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