Charlottesville Struggles with Race, History and Survival

Memorial For Heater
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—To say that Charlottesville, Va. held its collective breath on August 12th – the first anniversary of the deadly “Unite the Right” white supremacist violence a year ago that tragically took the life of Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old white anti-racist protestor, is an understatement. More ↠

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Charlotte, NC – At the rise of school shootings in the nation, school safety has been a top issue for legislators. Democrat Senators filed legislation to make students safer in schools. More ↠

Three Years and Counting: The Family of LaQuanta Young Remain Steadfast Demanding Justice

LaQuanta YoungCHARLOTTE, NC - During Labor Day weekend of 2015, Charlotte experienced one of the most tragic outbreaks of violence in its history. Twelve people were shot and five of those were killed: Kevin Calderon Rodas (7); James Taylor (23); Dominique Wheeler (25); Elias Izagirre Perez (30), and LaQuanta Franchez Young (30).

Based on current press reports the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has only made one arrest in those five killings. In November 2015, Quincy Dushawn McWaine (18), was charged with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the shooting of Elias Perez. More ↠
NC State Board of ElectionsRALEIGH, N.C. – Following Friday’s indictment of Russian military intelligence officers, the office of the N.C. Bipartisan State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement Office wishes to assure voters of ongoing efforts to enhance elections security.

For nearly two years, North Carolina elections officials have partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on a series of engagements in our joint effort to secure voter data, voting systems, and election processes. More ↠
Meck County Democratic Women

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles went before one of her strongest support groups Wednesday night to make her case for supporting Charlotte City Council’s bid to bring the 2020 Republican National Convention to Charlotte. More ↠


Alma Adams

Washington D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Special Counsel Mueller announced new indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the Hillary Clinton campaign.

“The Russian summit with Putin, in light of today’s indictments, is a reckless decision,” said Congresswoman Alma Adams. More ↠

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