Mrs. Twitty, 91, was a faithful member of Simpson-Gillespie United Methodist Church for over 50 years.
In Memory: Samella Brown Twitty
In Memory: Robert Hunter Leak Jr
Mr. Leak, 55, helped integrate West Mecklenburg High School in 1971, a story featured on the CBS news show “60 Minutes.”
Funeral services set for Barbara Brewton Cameron
Funeral services for Barbara Brewton Cameron are set for noon Saturday, Dec. 13, at Forest Hill Church on Park Road. […]
Barbara Brewton Cameron dies in Florida
She defied drug gangs to clean up one of Charlotte’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods in the 1980s. The church she later founded now feeds hundreds of poor people each week.
The “Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”
When Rosa Parks was asked what songs meant the most to her, she answered: "All of the songs Odetta sings." Odetta was known as the voice of the civil rights movement .