Racial Justice

The Story of Amazing Black Suffragists

She Votes Now #SheVotesNow is a project created by three amazing young women, Lanvy Phan, Jacqueline Dinh and Jordan Henderson. We present the full project here (to be updated as each weekly installment is published), so you can read more thoroughly about some amazing Black women who worked tirelessly throughout their lives, and against long …

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#RunForJustice

Siobhan Kenney is a trail runner living in Truckee, CA. Inspired by the nation-wide Black Lives Matter protests that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, she decided to use her passion for running to raise money for racial justice initiatives with a #RunForJustice. During the entire month of June, she matched her daily …

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Join CWM in Support of the Moral Mass March On Washington, June 20, 2020

This pandemic and economic collapse, along with the recent wave of police brutality and racist murders, have forced this nation into an unprecedented season of crisis and action. Much continues to change day by day, but here is what we know: this emergency results from a deeper and much longer-term crisis, of systemic racism, inequality, …

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black mama: ENDANGERED

In partnership with Hannah Hasan and the Epoch Tribe, CRAN (Charlotte Reproductive Action Network) is proud to announce Black Mama: ENDANGERED, a live storytelling event on black women’s reproductive rights and experiences with the United States’ healthcare system. black mama: ENDANGERED Oct 19, 2019 |  Noon UNCC Student Union 340 DE Nationally, black women are four times …

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We can all stand against hate

We must take a united stand in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Over recent weeks, racist and hate-filled messages have been sent to elected and appointed leaders of color in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. These messages are driven by attitudes and beliefs that must be rejected and resisted in the strongest of terms by people of goodwill throughout our community. In response, …

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City Council Could Vote on Resolution

Charlotte leaders condemn racism they saw in Greenville: ‘We will not tolerate it’ by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, July 19, 2019 Leaders of the city that will host next year’s Republican National Convention are rebuking what the mayor called “racist . . . xenophobic hate speech” at President Donald Trump’s North Carolina rally. Charlotte Mayor …

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The Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Join Us and Show Your Support! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in celebrating and promoting the worth of every human being. In his pursuit of equal rights by nonviolent means, Dr. King encouraged diverse cultures to live together in a spirit of love, understanding and service to one another. As we continue to pursue …

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Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline

Civics 101: Interrupting the Cradle to the Prison Pipeline The Gantt Center, in partnership with the Social Justice Ministry of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, presents an informative session on the increasing jail and prison population of young, African-American men and women and its effects on the community. November 8 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM …

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The New Jim Crow

Educate to Engage is partnering with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Learning Circle Program to offer a spring dialogue series entitled The New Jim Crow after the book with the same title: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander   The meetings will use the book as a guide …

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Unshackled from Mass Incarceration

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents Unshackled from Mass Incarceration Getting There, Getting Out & Moving On Thursday MARCH 15, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Delta Center 5408 Beatties Ford Road – Charlotte, NC Light Refreshments RSVP: deltadays2018.eventbrite.com MODERATOR Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell Mecklenburg County District Court Judge PANELISTS Hon. Karen …

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