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: ENDANGEREDOct 19, 2019 |  NoonUNCC Student Union 340 DE Nationally, black women are four times more likely […]

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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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Stand Against Racism

Hitting Close to Home: A Community Conversation About Immigration in Charlotte Charlotte Women’s March is proud to be a co-sponsor and participant in YWCA Central Carolinas, Stand Against Racism event April 25 and 26, 2019. CWM members are invited to attend an evening of conversation on April 25 from 6-8 pm around immigration and how […]

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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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Crisis of Care

Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounding Culture Realigning bias and removing stigma to renew COMMON-UNITY Crisis of Care: Charlotte’s Wedge and Compounded Culture is a community awareness experience that is designed to help members of the community understand what life might be like as a member of a typical family working to survive while faced with […]

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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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Celebrating Ramona Brant

In honor of Charlotte Women’s Day, which we turned into a month-long celebration, CWM remembers and celebrates Ramona Brant. We were recently introduced to Ramona through her passionate advocacy work. Ramona Brant was sentenced to life in prison for a first-time, non-violent drug offense (which she didn’t even commit). She served 21 years of that […]

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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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