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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon April 23, 2007

Charlotte Talks

The Monks of Belmont AbbeyWe're visited by monks from the only working monastery in our region. We'll learn about the history of the brotherhood in Belmont and the ties to Belmont Abbey College.GuestsFather John Oetgen, Monk at Belmont AbbeyFather Agostino Fernandez, Monk at Belmont AbbeyBrother Edward Manusco, Monk at Belmont Abbey

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Gang Forum for Youth by Youth
1:00 pm
Fri April 20, 2007

Gang Forum for Youth by Youth

A gang forum hosted by Mecklenburg County and led by teenagers, for Charlotte-area youth is taking place Saturday, April 21. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with 17-year old Brittany Nabinet, one of the youth leaders conducting the talks.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri April 20, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Gang ViolenceMecklenburg County teens take it upon themselves to educate each other about gangs and gang violence. They will hold a town hall meeting on April 21, but first they visit with us to talk about gang violence in Mecklenburg County and how young people can do something about it. GuestsLaurie Garo, Lecturer, UNC-Charlotte, child advocate with the Youth Leadership AcademyDetective Harold Jackson, Gang Intelligence Unit Detective, CMPDJontavius Washington, Junior at Garringer High SchoolKenosha Mayhan-Carr, Junior at Phillip O. Berry Academy

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Riding the Bus in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Riding the Bus in Charlotte

With all of the talk about light rail v. road construction, we thought it important to examine the part of the mass transit puzzle that's already in place, namely the CATS bus system.

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Charlottean Proud VT Alumna
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Charlottean Proud VT Alumna

North Carolina has the largest number of Virginia Tech graduates outside of its home state. WFAE commentator Sally Philips is one of them.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Charlotte Talks

African American AgendaEarlier this year an organization called CM3A set out to understand what the African American Agenda should be in our region. Their studies have culminated and they have arrived at a set of initiatives to advance African Amercian causes. They'll share the initiatives and how they may implement them in the future. GuestsMalcolm Graham, NC State Senator Michael DeVaul, YMCA of Greater Charlotte

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CM3A Moves Forward
1:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2007

CM3A Moves Forward

About 1,100 people attended the Charlotte-Mecklenburg African American Agenda (CM3A) in January to look at ways to narrow racial gaps. They decided to focus their efforts on education and economics. Monday, leaders of the conference identified ways to build on these priorities, from bolstering struggling schools to encouraging black-owned businesses. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke to North Carolina State Senator Malcolm Graham who helped organize the conference.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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