CNN's Van Jones chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his new book, "Beyond The Messy Truth."
Vice President Mike Pence left yesterday’s Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers game in protest of some players kneeling during the National Anthem, saying he did not want to “dignify” the demonstration. On Twitter he shared, “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, […]
In the last two weeks, Charlotte has seen thousands march uptown in support of immigrants, a city council meeting overrun by protestors and a deluge of forums to address the national political climate. I’ve lived in Charlotte more than 20 years, and I can’t recall this must passion about an issues since the play “Angels […]
A group of Greenpeace protesters raised a banner with the word "RESIST" near the White House after President Donald Trump signed an order continuing Dakota Access pipeline construction.
They came with their signs, their pink hats and their chants about the power of love and women and they filled Uptown with more people than Charlotte has ever seen in a protest. It was a sight carried live in major cities throughout the country as 1 in 100 Americans reportedly participated in a women’s […]
Local pastors, community activists and concerned citizens will participate in the March For Love, a rally and march in support of love, unity, compassion and hope. The event begins at noon at Marshall Park. Don’t Miss: Faith Walking: When You’re In Your Feelings [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] Participants include: Rev. Amantha Barbee, Nimish Bhatt, Hannah Hasan, Matt […]
Scary! Roland Martin’s Comparison of North Carolina To Selma Mecklenburg County prosecutors will announce on Wednesday whether charges will be filed in the officer-involved fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte Observer reported. Thus far, prosecutors have declined to provide any information about the case in which Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson fatally shot Scott. […]
There is no question that the death of protestor Justin Carr intensified confrontation between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and protestors on the night of Sept. 21 in Uptown Charlotte. Police have charged ?. He has reportedly confessed to shooting Carr. In the days following Carr’s death, several people have alleged that a CMPD officer shot Carr with […]
They sat at tables, laid on the floor and lined the walls at Johnson C Smith University’s Grimes Lounge. They were Black, White, Hispanic, Asian, young and old, pierced, tattooed, gender neutral, men and women and every other representation of Charlotte’s varied population. All were anxious to share their fears and action plans after President-elect […]