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#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 28, Ready Citizens

October 2017

Rebooting the Homicide Task Force

Charlotte’s on track for its highest number of homicides in a generation—and citizens, police, and city leaders are revisiting the need for a community group to study the problem.
October 2017

A Weak Review of Post-Scott Police Actions

Charlotte paid $380,000 for an independent review of police response to the Keith Lamont Scott demonstrations last year. An early report, presented to the City Council on Monday, left a lot to be desired.
October 2017

Where, and What, Is Charlotte’s Culture?

Charlotte entrepreneur, photographer, e-commerce manager, and nonprofit coordinator David Butler joined us for the latest #discussCLT podcast episode. He had some things to say about how Charlotte can build a unique culture.
September 2017

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 27, David Butler

September 2017

One Year After Keith Lamont Scott: What We Can Do

It’s been a year since the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott and the sometimes violent demonstrations that followed. What has Charlotte learned?
September 2017

The Sobering Failure of Project LIFT

Project LIFT and the Beacon Initiative were supposed to help students in poor and minority neighborhoods close the ‘achievement gap.’ They haven’t. So what now?
September 2017

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 26, Editor Kristen Wile

September 2017

When the U.S. Government Attacks Reporters

Former N&O reporter Michael Biesecker, now with the Associated Press, drew an extraordinarily personal attack from the EPA after an accurate Houston flooding story.
September 2017

What Should Charlotte Say About What Happened in Charlottesville?

The Charlotte City Council had a weird discussion Monday night about whether to condemn white supremacist violence in Charlottesville and, if so, how.
August 2017