Charlotte’s NDO is a great beginning, but work remains
It is heartening to see society moving forward in accepting our LGBTQ+ neighbors and valuing a group that has long lived in fear of exclusion and violence.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | August 13, 2021
Thank you, Nikole Hannah-Jones
Hannah-Jones has given us all one more reason to acknowledge and work to end systemic racism in North Carolina.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | July 21, 2021
The lesser of two evils
The Republican-led assault on voting rights is being facilitated by some within the Democratic Party.
By Oscar H. Blayton | July 21, 2021
Opinion | We need to engage Black women and men in discussions about domestic violence
As a survivor of domestic violence and systemic bias, I believe there is a more empathetic path for Black men in discussions with Black women around domestic violence and other family dynamics.
By Patrick Graham | November 13, 2020
Opinion | How does the pro-life stance square with the realities facing Black women?
I know from experience that pregnancy is a miraculous, beautiful experience but also a potentially life-ending one.
By Crystal Marie | November 2, 2020
Opinion | My African history could shape your American future
This election is not about Joe or Kamala. It’s about the empathetic, inclusive and more effective ways they will govern.
By Bo Machayo | October 30, 2020
Opinion | Black Press Matters
Promises from White America “to do better” must include supporting Black media.
By Kallan Louis | June 19, 2020
Opinion | We can’t all be entrepreneurs, and that’s ok
Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle — not a hustle or a hobby.
By Shante Williams | January 4, 2020
Opinion | CMPD showed DaBaby who has the juice, but was it worth the squeeze?
The recent incident between CMPD and rapper DaBaby was a missed opportunity for community-building.
By Kallan Louis | December 30, 2019