A national push is underway to retool the existing Voting Rights Act following recent court decisions to diminish it. A significant strategy involves using the name of a famous politician for the new bill.
While many protests related to other subjects have taken place without many limitations, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has been subject to extreme censorship by both police and the media.
In celebration of Dr. King’s legacy, we invite you to examine his critique of the “Other America.”
Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte for a virtual event that will bring together Charlotte City Council Member Braxton Winston along with campus activists and local leaders who all made “good trouble” to push for positive change in their communities.
Join Engage 2020: Summer Series with Professor Dante Bryant Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m. on the Library's Facebook Live page.
The Charlotte Journalism Collaboration will host a two-part, virtual program beginning Sunday, June 28, 2020 on the Vice special “Black South Rising.” Both a watch party and community conversation are planned to provide a timely, safe space for civic discourse on topics surrounding racial disparities and injustice.