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What to Do If You See ICE
Helpful tips for those interested in supporting our undocumented neighbors.
Queen City Swerve roasts--er, toasts--special election hopefuls
Each Wednesday, Roots & Raices coalition strengthens bonds between African-American and Latinx communities
Rising R&B artist Dexter Jordan met the star while on the clock. Now he’s his opening act. Charlotte R&B artist...
Battle goes down on May 11th
Images by Alvin C. Jacobs Jr.
Contrast between the UNCC shooter arrest and the police killing of Danquirs Franklin raises ugly questions, uglier answers
GoodFood MadeBetter hosts herbally infused feast for a Sunday dinner like no other
What’s Free, What’s Priceless
Shameful List of Demands include basic needs like retiree healthcare and mental health for students
The harsh reality of gentrification for a local
Top 9 Can’t-Miss, Mostly Free Performances to Catch This Weekend
Rockin’ Recipes with Pants, Vol. 420
Curated by Kat Cramer
One we can trust
The QC Swerve
Charlotte responds to body camera footage from Danquirs Franklin shooting with Queen City Day of Solidarity
Body camera footage from March 25th shooting has been released
From the experts at Diggers Delight & Premium Sound
Tribute Video by Ivan Mendez
“If you learn anything from me, get a vision board,” Charlotte-based rapper Yung Citizen told the crowd at the CLT...
Local, seasonal creations for Spring
“Tradition becomes our security and when the mind is secure, it is in decay” -Jiddu Krishnamurti
Curated by Kat Cramer
Don’t let the elevator door hit you in the ass
Volunteer staffer at South Tryon Community UMC’s winter shelter calls foul, but pastor says resources the culprit
Sometimes it takes dynamite to level a playing field. We brought the matches.
Charlotte shows up for Mi Familia Importa march
Another Victim of Skyrocketing Rent in Plaza Midwood
Community conversation on police shootings ends early as crowd becomes unfriendly
In response to the Rabbit Hole’s Rob Nixon and Charlotte’s ongoing problem with racist venue owners
When DefCLT interviewed the Stomp Chomp and Roll organization about the outrage surrounding Andrew Woods’ termination, its Social Media and...
“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no...
Another black man senselessly murdered in my city. Another hastily released official police statement expressing certain justification of the fatal...
When a white nationalist group found out Andrew Woods worked at the Pizza Peel in Plaza Midwood, he expected to...
Charlotte deserves more than local media has been delivering. Charlotte deserves the truth. DefCLT is a band of journalists, street...
Episode 1: The Alchemy of Trash
DefCLT will run photos of mass shooters