Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district

Diversity Consultant Talks About His Plan to Change CMS

WBTV reported on the work Pacific Educational Group was doing in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school (CMS) district. PEG Founder Glenn Singleton said before CMS could begin tackling the achievement gap between black and white students, the system would first have to have a candid conversation about race. “We have actually created a protocol where we enable educators and other folks to have meaningful dialogue that does not end up in a combative situation, but rather in a healing situation and an enlightening piece,” Singleton said.

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

By Jo Yurcaba—May 17, 2021 Black LGBTQ people face an increased risk of violence and harassment. A new app hopes to help change that. David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Black queer and trans people have to worry about things...

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

By David Martin—March 21, 2021 More than 70 years after the armed services were integrated, it is still a fact of life in the U.S. military that African Americans are more likely to be disciplined and less likely to be promoted than Whites. Even the most successful...