Mecklenburg county

Julius Chambers РCharlotte hero takes his place on the city’s Trail of History

Julius Chambers was a prominent lawyer during the Civil Rights era. He won numerous landmark civil rights cases, by winning major U.S. Supreme Court decisions such as 1971‚Äôs Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, which led to federally mandated busing for school desegregation and Griggs v. Duke Power Co. Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education which temporarily integrated local schools and planted the seeds of desegregation throughout the country.¬† Although he may be the newest […]

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Meck Dec Day

I had the pleasure of photographing the 246th anniversary of the Mecklenburg county Declaration of Independence signing. I think I‚Äôm still partially deaf from all the Canon fire, yes you read that right. They fired off a large colonial cannon numerous times. Charlotte celebrated the 246th anniversary of the signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence¬†on¬†Thursday,¬†May¬†20¬†from 11:30 a.m. ‚Äď 12:30 p.m. at¬†Victoria Yards¬†in Uptown Charlotte with¬†period re-enactors, speeches and a reading of the¬†Mecklenburg Declaration.¬†Re-enactors,¬†including¬†Members of

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Carolina Farm Trust, Urban Farm, Mecklenburg county, agriculture

Carolina Farm Trust Groundbreaking – Largest Urban Farm in Area

I had the privilege of joining the Carolina Farm Trust on their largest undertaking yet. The groundbreaking on a 28-acre urban farm site in Huntersville, NC. It will be among North Carolina’s largest urban farms. Located near Huntington Greene Рan economically-stressed community that is predominantly home to Latinx residents РFSF will serve those residents and neighboring communities who face barriers in accessing fresh, nutritious, affordable food. The operation will be a living and working farm

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