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              photo credit :charlotteobserver Countdown to Elections has started. Please vote on Novemeber 5, 2013 Early Voting is Oct. 17-Nov. 2 To look up sample ballots, districts : click http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/BOE/voter/Pages/SampleBallot.aspx Early voting locations All sites are open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. […]

We are proud to congratulate our own Patrick Cannon for winning the Democratic primary yesterday. Cannon beat fellow council member James “Smuggie” Mitchell to win the primary. Cannon will face Republican and former city council member Edwin Peacock. City Council at large winners were current council members Michael Barnes, David Howard and Claire Fallon along […]

Hundreds of black men, adorned in blazing orange or lime green shirts, converged on uptown to encourage black youth to behave appropriately Monday. The two groups patrolled the streets along scores of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police on July 4th in the block surrounding the Square and the transit center. Church Men For Change, spearheaded by University City […]

NAACP President Kojo Nantambu blasted CMS superintendent Peter Gorman’s decision to make up a snow day on Dr. Martin Luther King’s Holiday. “Once again Dr. Gorman has shown total disdain and disrespect for a very significant part of this community. He continues to demonstrate a blatant deliberate disconnect with the African American Community,” said Rev. […]