‘Language of the Unheard’
Charlotte must listen to the voices of those who marched in protest of the police killing of Keith Scott. They represent a part of our community that has been too often overlooked.
By U.S. Rep. Alma S. Adams | October 2, 2016
Clinton Put Trump’s Smallness on Display for Voters to See
In a 90-minute debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump was entirely overmatched on issues of substance.
By Glenn Burkins | September 29, 2016
12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 7: Create, Protect, and Sustain Your Brand
This week, I’m continuing my 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur series. Our steps so far: Step 1: […]
By Donna Maria Coles Johnson | September 26, 2016
I missed you at last night’s protest march
In four nights of protesting following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott, missing have been the faces I've grown accustomed to seeing in uptown Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | September 24, 2016
CIAA should move its popular tournament in opposition to HB2
As North Carolina debates the future of HB2 and the very real issue of gender dysphoria, the CIAA must position itself squarely on the proper side of history.
By Glenn Burkins | September 16, 2016
A lesson in what it means to be human: Inside the Sprint store
The young woman was overweight and dark-skinned.The old man walked in on a cane. His thin white skin was pocked with bruises and red and blue age-scars.
By D. Barbara McWhite | August 26, 2016
Black voters won’t be fooled by Donald Trump’s ‘pivot’
Trump's stop in Charlotte Thursday evening was a shameless display of political desperation and a hopeless attempt to dupe black voters.
By D. Barbara McWhite | August 19, 2016
Voter suppression is an ugly art form
COMMENTARY: The North Carolina voter ID law recently struck down as unconstitutional was a clear attempt at voter suppression.
By Keith Wilson | August 10, 2016
#BankBlackCharlotte: One of the steps to bridge the equity gap
Community organizers across the nation are leading the charge for the black community to start banking with black banks and credit unions, including in Charlotte.
By By Jason L. Warner and Brandi N. Williams | July 21, 2016
Remembering my mother on this special day
Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E. Z. Hines remembers her mother, Mrs. Eleazar Hines Bell, who died 21 years ago from heart disease.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | July 20, 2016