The Charlotte Observer

Artists, journalists collaborate on graphic novel about COVID cases in Charlotte

By Liz Rothaus January 27, 2021 In the early months of the pandemic last year, information and unanswered questions about the new coronavirus were coming from everywhere. “COVID seemed like this big, scary monster,” said Chris Rudisill, director of the Charlotte Journalism Collaborative. The collaborative, or CJC, is a consortium…
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Novela gráfica gratuita cuenta las historias detrás de la pandemia en Charlotte

November 13, 2020 Un grupo de medios de comunicación locales busca destacar las historias de la comunidad mediante un novedoso formato: cómic o novela gráfica en inglés y español. Charlotte Journalism Collaborative (CJC) lanzó un proyecto llamado “Pandemic” que cuenta historias locales y reales sobre cómo el COVID-19 afecta a la…
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Future of affordable housing in Brookhill in doubt as bid to secure funding fails

By Lauren Lindstrom and Danielle Chemtob October 10, 2020 Funding requests to redevelop a historically Black community that has fallen into disrepair have been rejected by city and nonprofit leaders again, putting at risk efforts to preserve affordable housing and potentially displacing its residents. Brookhill Village, near Charlotte’s rapidly growing…
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