Activists push education as crucial strategy in social justice movement
SisterCare Alliance and Charlotte Uprising members explain how protest education is sustaining the movement.
By Emiene Wright | June 18, 2020
Charlotte lights up to honor Juneteenth; she made it happen
Uptown skyscrapers will display Pan-African flag colors this weekend in honor of Juneteenth.
By Sarafina Wright | June 18, 2020
Business spikes for Black-owned security company after competitor’s controversy
Silver Shield Security is attracting an influx of customers sparked by the spotlight on Black businesses and fallout from market competitor.
By Katrina Louis | June 17, 2020
Local leaders to host “Black Men United” rally on Wednesday
County commissioner calls on community leaders and elected officials to push for policy changes based on protesters' demands.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 16, 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
Black Dads Speak: “I have a duty to be an example”
As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte therapist and advocate Justin Perry shares his perspective on being a Black man and Black dad in today's social climate.
By Katrina Louis | June 15, 2020
Black Dads Speak: “I think the most important thing about fatherhood is being available.”
As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte creative Jah Smalls shares his perspective on being a Black man and Black dad in today's social climate.
By Katrina Louis | June 11, 2020
Black Dads Speak: “Your family is relying on you, so you’re holding in your emotions”
As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte business owner Kevin Gatlin shares his perspective on being a Black man and Black dad in today's social climate.
By Katrina Louis | June 10, 2020
Community donates $5,000+ to help local photographer capturing protests
Joshua Galloway has been documenting Charlotte's latest social justice protests. When his camera stopped working, the community pitched in.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 10, 2020
Black Lives Matter mural covers uptown Charlotte street
Local creatives use art as activism to install Black Lives Matter mural on Tryon Street.
By Katrina Louis | June 9, 2020