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Covering news, people and events in North Carolina's largest city, and one of America's fastest-growing metro areas.

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Covering news, people and events in North Carolina's largest city, and one of America's fastest-growing metro areas.

    Matters Of Life And Breath

    Matters Of Life And Breath

    Charlotte allergy and immunology specialist Dr. Cheryl Lynn Walker-McGill talks about the links between air quality and chronic cardiopulmonary disease among African Americans. Mecklenburg County has North Carolina's dirtiest air, according to an annual American Lung Association study.

    • 15 min
    Tom Hendrickson | New Brookhill Rebirth

    Tom Hendrickson | New Brookhill Rebirth

    Developer Tom Hendrickson talks about revitalizing Brookhill Village into a mixed-use community of market rate townhomes and affordable housing in Charlotte's booming South End district. Legal and financial hurdles were overcome to get the New Brookhill project off the ground in 2020.

    • 38 min
    Kerr Putney | Police Body Cams And Lethal Force

    Kerr Putney | Police Body Cams And Lethal Force

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney talks about the process of making body-worn camera video available to the public, police-involved shootings and building community trust. Host: Herbert L. White.

    • 15 min
    Clay Armbrister | Future Of Johnson C. Smith University

    Clay Armbrister | Future Of Johnson C. Smith University

    Johnson C. Smith University President Clay Armbrister talks about his first year on the job, campus challenges and planning for the school's future in a changing education environment. Host: Herbert L. White.

    • 33 min
    Phyllis Worthy Dawkins | Bennett College Crisis

    Phyllis Worthy Dawkins | Bennett College Crisis

    Bennett College President Phyllis Worthy Dawkins speaks out about the school's drive to raise $5 million to extend its accreditation, the future of historically black colleges and why survival is critical.

    • 18 min
    Vi Lyles | The Charlotte Post's 2018 Newsmaker Of The Year

    Vi Lyles | The Charlotte Post's 2018 Newsmaker Of The Year

    Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, the city's first African American woman elected to the position, talks economic development, results from the Letter to the Community and rancor over the 2020 Republican National Convention.

    • 22 min

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