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How Do We Solve Charlotte’s Social Distrust Problem?

Issues of law enforcement and public trust—and the upcoming #discussCLT event on nonprofits.

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 28, Ready Citizens

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.

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.

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.

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 27, David Butler

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?

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?

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 26, Editor Kristen Wile

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.

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.

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 25, Charlotte Media Matters

Hear the entire audio from the Aug. 17 event at Lenny Boy Brewing

Does Charlotte Have a Media Crisis?

Our latest #discussCLT event focused on the challenges facing Charlotte media in this new, digital world, and how old and new media alike are struggling to adapt.

The Deep Roots of Charlotte’s Murder Spike

During the latest #discussCLT podcast, former CMPD homicide cop Garry McFadden tried to answer a complicated question: What’s behind the sudden rise in Charlotte murders?

#discussCLT Podcast: Retired Homicide Detective Garry McFadden

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