Charlotte protester’s First Amendment claims can proceed under judge’s recommendation

A federal magistrate judge recommends that a man injured during a 2020 Charlotte protest against police violence can proceed with First Amendment legal claims against the city and police officers. Kyre Mitchell says he lost two fingers after handling a flashbang grenade police threw toward him during the protest.

CJ Staff

Trump draws thousands in Greensboro ahead of Super Tuesday

“On November 5th we have to get the worst president in the history of America the hell out of office,” bellowed Trump at a rally in Greensboro Saturday afternoon. “We have to tell him, “Joe, You’re fired! Get the hell out Joe!”” Donald Trump appeared before large crowds in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Saturday as...

Brayden Marsh

Haley campaign stop in Charlotte kicks off weekend of dueling rallies

Former South Carolina governor and Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley made a campaign stop in Charlotte on Friday ahead of the Tuesday, March 5 presidential primary in North Carolina. She was introduced by South Carolina Congressman Ralph Norman.

Zach Rounceville





Carolina Journal’s Donna King analyzes the Leandro case and NC school funding

Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses North Carolina’s Leandro education funding lawsuit and reforming the state’s system of paying for students’ education needs. King offered these comments during the Feb. 23, 2024, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “State Lines.”

Donna King

The Debrief: Opportunity Scholarships, Early Voting, and Hog Farm Spin

This week on ‘The Debrief’: Demand for Opportunity Scholarships sets a record, early voting starts next week, tackling the spin about North Carolina’s hog farms, and the political lessons we can learn from Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey. Be sure to visit each day for the latest on North Carolina politics and public...


Civil Society


Ukrainian people in NC rally to support homeland 

As the Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine continues to escalate, North Carolina’s local Ukrainian population is rallying to bring attention to the suffering of people in their homeland and to gather supplies to help them. Donna Goldstein, co-president of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, finds herself at the forefront of these efforts.  Goldstein has...

David Larson

Why the Fourth Estate is in receivership

The fourth estate, journalism, is racing to receivership unless we can rescue it from its rapacious self. The hubris hasn’t always been this bad, this blatant, or this biased, yet it worsens daily. In the town I grew up in, Nashville, Tennessee, there were two newspapers in the 1950s and 1960s, one for the morning,...

Mark Herring