On July 14, Crossroads Charlotte will launch Know It 2 Work It (KIWI) an education and outreach effort that will equip Charlotte-area residents with tools and knowledge to become more effective grassroots organizers, community advocates and participants in the governmental decision-making process in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. It’s Time To Get Real [My Viewpoint] Know It 2 Work […]

County Commission Chairman Jennifer Roberts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board Chairman Eric Davis and representatives from area community organizations urged support for Get Real 2011 during today’s kick-off at Johnson C. Smith University. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Peter Gorman, Charlotte Chamber CFO Mike Manning, Charlotte NAACP President Rev. Kojo Nantambu and State senator Malcolm Graham along with representatives […]

Last week while sitting under the hair dryer at the salon, I listened to two older African American women discuss the state of the black community. They discussed everything from parenting to the current budget issues, with the focus of the entire conversation on how young black women and men are not prepared to be […]