Trump’s talk of “patriotic education” draws critics

Local residents say to watch out for coded language and recognize those who side with educational equity.
By Janey Tate | September 23, 2020

In new NC ads, the Biden campaign reaches out to Black men

Shot in a Durham barbershop with local residents, the "Shop Talk" ads emphasize the importance of simply voting.
By Glenn Burkins | September 14, 2020

State, local officials respond to Trump’s threats to pull GOP convention from Charlotte

Officials said data and science will determine the attendance at the GOP's convention in August.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 26, 2020

What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children

As concerned Americans line up to protest President Trump's ill treatment of immigrant families, a writer asks, where is that same compassion for our U.S.-born children who suffer abuse, neglect and poverty?
By Ron Harris | July 3, 2018

Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston

The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city's residents before making up his mind.
By Glenn Burkins | July 3, 2018

Wow! What a week

This week's roundup: What would America be without white folks? Kaep fights back as Trump starts petition. And George W. Bush, man of reason.
By Gerald Terrell Jr. | October 20, 2017

Wow! What a week (Oct. 8-13)

Black pastors take a knee in Charlotte; Detroit has a watermelon scandal; and Donald Trump is still a moron.
By Gerald Terrell Jr. | October 13, 2017

Despite America’s race problems, author Carol Anderson sees hope

The historian and bestselling author spoke to a diverse crowd Tuesday evening at Spirit Square, where she was a guest of the Levine Museum of the New South.
By Glenn Burkins | September 27, 2017

Panthers stand for anthem, minus Julius Peppers 

Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers was absent as his teammates stood along the team’s sideline for the national anthem […]
By QCity Metro Staff | September 25, 2017

What Maxine Waters said about Donald Trump during her visit to Charlotte

The California congresswoman said the gloves off in her dealings with the nation's 45th president.
By Glenn Burkins | September 5, 2017