Opinion | Time to criminalize unnecessary use of war weapons on American citizens
Rep. Alma Adams introduced the Right to PROTEST Act following recent use of chemical agents on peaceful protesters.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | June 19, 2020
Music of the Movement: Cyanca’s picks
Cyanca picks five of her favorite tracks or albums by Black artists about activism, racial and social justice, unity or inspiration.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 18, 2020
Activists push education as crucial strategy in social justice movement
SisterCare Alliance and Charlotte Uprising members explain how protest education is sustaining the movement.
By Emiene Wright | June 18, 2020
Charlotte lights up to honor Juneteenth; she made it happen
Uptown skyscrapers will display Pan-African flag colors this weekend in honor of Juneteenth.
By Sarafina Wright | June 18, 2020
Local leaders to host “Black Men United” rally on Wednesday
County commissioner calls on community leaders and elected officials to push for policy changes based on protesters' demands.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 16, 2020
Opinion | Why I’m torn about this sudden surge of Black love
People are willing to talk about race with more empathy and nuance than I ever thought possible. Still, I’m wrestling with questions.
By Jonathan McFadden | June 16, 2020
Juneteenth celebration back in drive
Covid-19 put the brakes on original plans, but community advocates came together to put the event back on track.
By Brandi Williams | June 14, 2020
Day 5 of protests draws thousands and ends with demand for answers from CMPD
A protest organized by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg chapter of NAACP and Kidz Fed Up led demonstrators through Uptown Charlotte with demands for justice.
By Katrina Louis | June 3, 2020
Charlotte activist witnessing civil unrest like never before during George Floyd protests in Minneapolis
Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. continues to chronicle America’s modern Black movements from behind a lens.
By Kallan Louis | June 1, 2020
Clergy and college students host daytime protests calling for justice and change
Day Three of demonstrations follow consecutive nights of unrest.
By Katrina Louis | June 1, 2020