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for Charlotte Magazine Vol. 24 Issue 9, September 2019
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Before Keith Scott’s death in September 2016, many may have suggested that racial relations had improved, citing as proof Charlotte’s schools becoming a model of desegregation. The protest after Scott’s death drove home another perception about black-white relations: they were more reminiscent of the Jim Crow era than the 1980s.
A couple who lost their daughter to domestic violence were inspired to help prevent others from experiencing their tragedy. Their goal was intentionally realized as the Jamie Kimble Scholarship, awarded to UNC-Chapel Hill PhD level students studying violence against women. Unexpected initiatives include the creation of high school domestic violence awareness clubs and a partnership with local companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence.
The Evening Muse in NoDa offers a form of talk therapy that doesn’t happen in a therapist’s office. The R U OK, CLT? series combines honest dialogue about mental illness with musical and artistic performances, with the atmosphere intended to encourage individuals with mental illness to talk about their experiences.