Harvey Gantt http://wfae.org en Ex-Mayor Gantt Discusses Cannon And Charlotte Government http://wfae.org/post/ex-mayor-gantt-discusses-cannon-and-charlotte-government <p>The downfall of Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon is hitting home with those who preceded him in the office.</p><p>Pat McCrory, who served seven terms as the city's mayor before becoming North Carolina's governor, vowed Thursday to take an active role in winning back voters' trust in the mayor's office.&nbsp;&nbsp; Another ex-mayor of Charlotte, Harvey Gantt, served from 1983 to 1987.</p><p>WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Gantt about Cannon's arrest on federal corruption charges, and the role of mayor under Charlotte's "Council/Manager" form of government.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 02:06:06 +0000 Mark Rumsey 47853 at http://wfae.org Ex-Mayor Gantt Discusses Cannon And Charlotte Government Former Charlotte Mayor Gantt's Civil Rights Victory Featured In New Film http://wfae.org/post/former-charlotte-mayor-gantts-civil-rights-victory-featured-new-film <p>Charlotte newcomers may recognize the name "Gantt" because it's on the Center for African Arts and Culture Uptown. They may even know Harvey Gantt was the city's first African American mayor. But the name carries even more weight in South Carolina, where Gantt had a major role in desegregation. That is the subject of a <a href="http://www.scetv.org/index.php/carolina_stories/show/the_education_of_harvey_gantt/" target="_blank">new documentary airing this weekend on ETV </a>– the South Carolina public television station.&nbsp; WFAE's Julie Rose explains:</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:55:33 +0000 Julie Rose 21070 at http://wfae.org Former Charlotte Mayor Gantt's Civil Rights Victory Featured In New Film