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This week, the city of Charlotte was giggly with news that Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor welcomed their second child. The birth of Newton’s second child came a few days after the world learned that Beyonce and Jay Z were expecting twins. Jay Z and Beyonce are married. Newton […]
Several dozen women donned hijabs and carried signs supporting Muslims at a rally in Uptown on Wednesday. They chanted, and explained why some women choose to wear the hijab, or head scarf. The small gathering was passionate and vocal at Romare Bearden Park during a time when hate crimes are on the rise, and members […]
People in the Muslim community are under attack nationwide from the mosque shooting in Canada to the burning of a Texas mosque (eerily reminiscent of Jim Crow terror practices) and President Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims. On Wednesday, you can show your support for Muslim by wearing a hijab, or head scarf, on World Hijab […]
Local churches are hosting a variety of events to celebrate the life Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Confronting Chaos: Creating the Beloved Community Join Bishop Paul Leeland and friends from across Western NC as we celebrate Dr. King and recommit ourselves to his important work. The day will feature fellowship, worship, communion, music, small group […]
In the land where church is synonymous with fried chicken, one of the world’s most prominent leaders Franklin Graham has converted to veganism. The evangelist announced via Twitter, that he is adopting a vegan diet this year. Billy Graham One Of World’s Most Admired Men Twitter: The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: Graham has been […]
American politicians topped Gallup’s Most Admired People poll in 2016. President Obama topped the list followed by President-elect Donald Trump, Sen. Bernie Sanders and the Rev. Billy Graham. Former President Bill Clinton made the list. Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did not. Even Ben Carson made the list. What! Twitter: The Latest Music, Celebrities and […]
The aftermath of the Keith Lamont Scott shooting is still inspiring efforts to bring Charlotte together to address issues of police distrust, joblessness and other issues. The Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice is another local organization that is working to build community trust. In January, the coalition will start holding public meetings on its effort […]