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