Black lawmakers meet with Trump about infrastructure, reducing crime

Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling the sit-down a "positive" first step toward finding common ground.
By Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters | March 23, 2017

JCSU President Ronald Carter cautiously optimistic after White House visit

Carter was pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome he and other HBCU leaders got at the White House, but serious action is now required, he said.
By Glenn Burkins | March 2, 2017

Charlotte protesters gather for second day following Trump executive order

Angry over President Donald Trump's decision to ban refugees from seven Muslim nations, Charlotte protesters made their opinions known near the city's airport.
By QCity Metro | January 30, 2017

Rep. Alma Adams: Those unhappy with the Trump agenda must get involved

In a meeting with staff members from the International House, Adams said ordinary people should tell Congress what they want.
By Glenn Burkins | January 23, 2017

8 people we met at the Women’s March on Charlotte

Thousands of people marched through uptown Charlotte on Saturday to show their support for a variety of social and political causes, especially women’s rights.
By Glenn Burkins | January 22, 2017

Rep. Alma Adams says she won’t attend Trump inauguration

Adams, who represents North Carolina's 12th congressional district, joins a growing list of Democrats who say they will sit out the Friday event.
By Glenn Burkins | January 17, 2017

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and "Don't be afraid of who sits in the White House."
By Rich McKay, REUTERS | January 16, 2017

Kevin Powell: Fear must be turned into action

The author and social commentator is in town this week talking with parents and students at Charlotte Country Day School about the need for individual action in the face of social challenges.
By Glenn Burkins | November 16, 2016

Clinton campaign makes final push for early voting in North Carolina

With a new poll showing Donald Trump pulling ahead in North Carolina, the Hillary Clinton campaign is brining in some big names to rally black voters.
By QCity Metro | November 2, 2016

Donald Trump promises ‘a new deal for black America’ during stop in Charlotte

Trump said his economic plan to strengthen black communities would be “grounded in three promises – safe communities, great education and high-paying jobs.”
By QCity Metro | October 27, 2016