The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board voted 7-2 on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, to take a stronger stand on supporting LGBTQ students. The vote followed an impassioned and sometimes raucous public hearing.
The Rev. Flip Benham was removed from the CMS board meeting after his comments while approaching the board members yelling and pointing a finger. The board voted 7-2 on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, to take a stronger stand on supporting LGBTQ students.
Parents and concerned citizens arrive at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board meeting. The board approved a revised multiculturalism policy that expands the definition of diversity. Jeff Sinerfirstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and other participants in the Women's March began to sing, "We Shall Overcome," prior to beginning the march from First Ward Park to Romare Bearden Park in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, January 20, 2018.
Flip Benham a minister and national leader of the Concord, NC based Operation Save America yells at Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles as she addresses the Women's March crowd at First Ward Park in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Lyles quickly addressed the situation pointing out that whenever Benham appears before the Charlotte City Council, she does not interrupt him during his three minutes. The crowd then rose to Lyles support.
Participants of the Women’s March in Charlotte, NC turned MLK Blvd. into the boulevard of what democracy looks like in sea of faces, signs and chants at they neared Romare Bearden Park on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Jeff Sineremail@example.com
Jordan Rinaldi, a graduate of Butler High and UNC Charlotte, is featured on the card for UFC Fight Night Charlotte, taking place Jan. 27 at Spectrum Center. In the biggest match of his career, he faces the undefeated Gregor Gillespie in a lightweight bout that’s part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s big “Fight Night” event.