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

Civil rights icon John Lewis urges black voters to choose Clinton to further progress

Lewis’ stop in Charlotte came as early vote totals for African-American voters in North Carolina continue to lag behind the levels reached in 2012, when President Barack Obama was on the ballot.
By Tim Funk, The Charlotte Observer | November 4, 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

Why Donald Trump won’t win

Barring a political cataclysm between now and election day, Trump will lose because of one basic fact: The American electorate has shifted in ways that few of us fully appreciate.
By Glenn Burkins | October 6, 2016

Clinton Put Trump’s Smallness on Display for Voters to See

In a 90-minute debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump was entirely overmatched on issues of substance.
By Mark Allan Williams | September 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton to address National Baptist Convention

With an estimated membership of 7.5 million people, the National Baptist Convention is the oldest and largest African American religious organization.
By QCity Metro | September 6, 2016

Obama in Charlotte, says ready to ‘pass baton’ to Clinton

President Barack Obama arrived in Charlotte Tuesday urging voters to support Hillary Clinton to succeed him in the White House.
By By Jeff Mason, REUTERS | July 5, 2016

Obama scolds Trump over proposed Muslim ban

President Barack Obama denounced Donald Trump for his proposed ban on Muslim immigrants on Tuesday, joining Hillary Clinton in portraying the Republican presidential candidate as unfit for the White House.
By By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton, REUTERS | June 15, 2016

Clinton declares historic victory, turns fire on Trump in White House race

Hillary Clinton celebrated her triumph as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House, scoring big wins in California and New Jersey to cement her grip on the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination.
By By James Oliphant, Reuters | June 8, 2016

Clinton, Sanders find common enemy in presidential debate: Trump

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over immigration at a Miami debate on Wednesday night, but directed their strongest fire on Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
By By James Oliphant and Luciana Lopez, REUTERS | March 10, 2016