Early voting is available at 24 locations in Mecklenburg County including ten select Library locations.
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.
Student activism regarding racial justice can be traced to events preceding the Black Lives Matter movement to the beginnings of the civil rights movement.
One year ago, the Library launched the Black Lives Matter program initiative. Take a look back with us on what we've learned.
Since last May, artist Sabrina Robinson has been taking photos of Black Lives Matter speeches and protests. Jordan Anne Johnson, a volunteer writer for West Boulevard Library’s Teen Circular had the opportunity to interview Sabrina whom shared her experience and thoughts about the protests she has attended.
The Library joins in important discussions around equity for Black children with The National Black Child Development Institute (NCBDI).
May is earmarked as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with reportedly 50 ethnic groups, speaking more than 100 languages.
It has been almost one year since George Floyd was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, and the trial for his death is currently underway. Now, the world is eagerly watching to see if justice will be served the same way we watched the viral video of his death.
What began as a small monthly book club with local fifth graders, has turned into a weekly sounding board for students to have intimate and sometimes, intense discussions on racism through literature.
Black women's hair is often a polarizing subject in this country, but work is being done to change that.