Opinion | Beatties Ford Road: Still a symbol of tradition and hope
There’s one Beatties Ford Road, and we have to work together to build a corridor – and a city – where everyone can thrive.
By Malcolm Graham | July 1, 2020
Opinion | Black Press Matters
Promises from White America “to do better” must include supporting Black media.
By Kallan Louis | June 19, 2020
Opinion | Time to criminalize unnecessary use of war weapons on American citizens
Rep. Alma Adams introduced the Right to PROTEST Act following recent use of chemical agents on peaceful protesters.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | June 19, 2020
Opinion | Why I’m torn about this sudden surge of Black love
People are willing to talk about race with more empathy and nuance than I ever thought possible. Still, I’m wrestling with questions.
By Jonathan McFadden | June 16, 2020
Opinion | Black businesses: Grow for today, scale for tomorrow
Business growth pays the bills, but scaling a business can pay for generations.
By Shante Williams | June 15, 2020
Analysis | Defunding CMPD and reactions from city council
Voices from the June 8 city council vote to withhold funding for tear gas purchases.
By Glenn Burkins | June 9, 2020
Opinion: If Charlotte is lucky, Trump will take his convention elsewhere
Three reasons why our city is better off not hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention.
By Glenn Burkins | June 3, 2020
Opinion | Burdens may be unprecedented, but they don’t have to be insurmountable
The pandemic is reflecting the racial and socioeconomic disparities that exist in our community. We must engage those whose lives have been upended.
By Chris Jackson | May 4, 2020
Opinion | We can’t afford to lose more Black moms during childbirth
We have a maternal mortality crisis in the United States, and the coronavirus pandemic will likely make the crisis worse.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | April 16, 2020
Why the book ‘Wilmington’s LIE’ and the events of 1898 are relevant today
Understanding the past often identifies how the same goals that created our segregated society are still at work today.
By Peter and Mary Kelly | February 6, 2020