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Two Communities at a Crossroads: Latinos and African Americans in Charlotte

October 21, 2015 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

How do Latinos and African Americans in Charlotte get along? Since they often live near each other and deal with similar issues, do they discuss such matters? Or do the respective communities remain primarily to themselves? The answers vary, depending on who’s answering the questions.

To get a better sense of how these communities deal with these and other questions, UNC Charlotte’s...


La Vida Latina: 21st Century Life in Charlotte

October 6, 2015 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

As a Charlotte resident, have you ever wondered how the landscape of our population is changing as our city grows? UNC Charlotte and its Center for the Study of the New South, as part of our partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, are hosting a panel discussion about Charlotte’s Latino population, engaging the audience in a conversation about the opportunities and challenges...


Real Talk: Community Conversation on Why the Black American Male Still Matters

May 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The final conversation in a year-long series of candid community conversations on the relevance of the American black male in the 21st century will focus on I am a Man! Black, Male and Gay. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City. UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South is presenting...


New Roots in the Old North State

March 9, 2015 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Popular thought that North Carolina is experiencing heavy Latino migration is a demographic reality. Anthropologist Hannah Gill will discuss what the migration means to the state and to the immigrants as she delivers the Levine Lecture, “New Roots in the Old North State,” on Monday, Mar. 9, 2015.

The annual lecture is presented by UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South...


Heart and Soul: What the Health of the Black American Male Means...

January 19, 2015 - 12:00 AM

The fourth in a yearlong series of candid community conversations on the relevance of the American black male in the 21st century will focus on Heart and Soul: What the Health of the Black American Male Means to the Entire Community. The event is scheduled for Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City. UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South is presenting...