Emiene Wright is associate editor at Cardinal & PIne. Before that she was on the 24-hour news desk of the Miami Herald and the Detroit Free Press, and her writing has been featured in Crisis, the Charlotte Observer, and Our State magazine.
Starbucks employees in Charlotte rallied for a union this week, joining a growing movement for labor rights across the South and beyond.
Alesha Brown founded For The Struggle in 2019 to stop the displacement of seniors in west Charlotte’s rapidly gentrifying, historically Black communities. 'We owe them that,' she said.
Tax filers, rejoice! Many of the American Rescue Plan's changes to the tax code can spell bigger refunds for more families.
Republican lawmakers took aim at Ketanji Brown Jackson’s sentencing and personal politics in the second day of hearings for the Supreme Court nominee.
The reauthorized Violence Against Women Act rectifies old loopholes that allowed non-Native offenders to escape punishment for assaults on tribal lands.
Equal Pay Day was started to raise awareness about the gender wage gap. But research shows race also plays an outsized role in earnings.
Ella May Wiggins, a North Carolina textile worker, battled for all workers’ rights, establishing an early interracial labor union in the 1920s.