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More than 1,000 ‘hackers’ will compete next week for prize money by crunching data to find ways to ease Charlotte’s divide between rich and poor.
The first #discussCLT event of 2018 centered on the #MeToo movement and how it’s developed in the Queen City.
The U.S. Justice Department’s indictments of 13 Russians for undermining the American political system include references to some trolls capitalizing on the Keith Lamont Scott protests.
CATS CEO John Lewis discusses the future of Charlotte’s transit system in the latest #discussCLT podcast episode. But can the city achieve its goals with minimal federal investment?
The Charlotte Women’s March meant a lot of different things to people who attended. Here are three big ones.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, during a briefing Wednesday, released crime statistics for 2017. But Chief Kerr Putney also discussed the work beyond the stats.
The Charlotte City Council spent roughly an hour Monday discussing whether the city should stream its meetings on live online video via Facebook. On Tuesday, the debate continued on—where else?—Facebook.
The Leading on Opportunity council finally named the community effort’s new director, Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter. Her work is, in more ways than one, cut out for her.
Mecklenburg County commissioner Pat Cotham, a longtime advocate for the homeless, went uptown with sandwiches and hand warmers last week when the mercury dipped.
Charlotte created a Homicide Task Force after the last big jump in murders in 2005. This time, a city working group is trying a new approach.
#discussCLT hit its stride in 2017. It could use your input as we roll into 2018.
A ‘Radiolab’ spinoff podcast on U.S. Supreme Court cases delivers a fascinating summary of the case that set the standard for police use of force.
A Q&A with Brenda Tindal, the Levine Museum of the New South staff historian who’s leaving next month for the Detroit Historical Society.
Traditional public institutions are dying or revealing themselves as inadequate. Most of our Charlotteans of the Year are people who, on their own and with no road map, picked up the slack.
On kickoff day for the 2017 #GivingTuesdayCLT, organizers hustled to prepare for what they hope is a record-breaking charitable campaign.
It wasn’t surprising to see massive change in Charlotte’s city elections Tuesday. But the victory margins were, and the way much of the city’s establishment embraced the shock of the new.
There’s at least one big area where nonprofits can make a huge difference: housing.
Nonprofits need to come together to serve larger goals more broadly, panelists agreed at the October 19 #discussCLT event, “Navigating Nonprofits.”
Issues of law enforcement and public trust—and the upcoming #discussCLT event on nonprofits.