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I feel shame – Q City Metro

Once again, America has a front-row seat to a familiar old film: Violent policing of African American men. And once again, I am angry. I’m sad. Once again, like many others, I am horrified. This time feels different, though. This time, I feel a sense of shame that wasn’t so much a part of previous

Pedestrian killed in fatal truck collision in University City

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a fatal truck collision involving a pedestrian in the University City on early Sunday morning. According to a news release by CMPD, at approximately 1:56 a.m., officers responded to the 2400 block of West W. T. Harris Boulevard in reference to a motor vehicle crash call for service involving

On the move: Angel Adams, Charlotte Symphony

Angel Adams started her new role as Vice President of Finance and Administration at Charlotte Symphony on Monday.  Adams will supervise account operations, office administration and strategic financial plans.  She graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s of arts in economics and a bachelor’s of science in math sciences. Before this role, she held other

Local jazz series is ‘young, gifted and Black’

A drum set, a grand piano, and a bass guitar sit at the center of the room, waiting to be played.  Faces of Black pioneers — from Stokely Carmichael to Tupac, Lena Horn and Mae Jemison — are shown on a screen behind the instruments.  Old-school soul music plays from two large speakers.  People of

Quote of the Day – Q City Metro

“What you saw those police officers do, that was a matter of the heart. I don’t think we can policy, advocate, or legislate that out of somebody. So there’s a different conversation, maybe, that means to happen… I’m asking you as a community, how do we shift to deal with the matters of the heart?”

With few answers in the death of Shanquella Robinson, a local nonprofit will launch a letter-writing campaign

Three months after Shanquella Robinson died under suspicious circumstances while vacationing with acquaintances in Mexico, may questions remain. Last November, the authorities in Mexico issued issued an arrest warrant for an unnamed “aggressor” in Robinson’s death, but no arrest has been announced. In fact, no new information has been released at all. To push for

Can you score an “A” on our weekend quiz?

CMS Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced Tuesday that Stephen Joyner Jr. was named athletic director of which high school? West Charlotte High West Mecklenburg High Myers Park High Julius Chambers High CITY/COUNTY Charlotte City Council on Monday voted to give the Charlotte Rescue Mission $2 million to help build a men's shelter. What will the shelter be