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

America’s original wound still bleeds

After four years of backsliding on issues relating to racial justice and climate change, we have a rare opportunity to make deep progress.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | January 18, 2021