James E. Ford
2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Educator. Activist. Minister. Artist.

Op-Ed: We must do better by Charlotte children. Delay the school board vote

As the school board prepares to vote on new assignment boundaries and feeder patterns, I’ve struggled to determine exactly where I stand on this issue. The...

The black community in Charlotte is divided on school assignment

Within Charlotte’s black community there is no consensus on the issue of student assignment. This really shouldn’t be news since African Americans, like...

No doubt about it, Cam Newton is the true MVP

As far as I’m concerned, Cam Newton is the clear and away winner of the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award this season. Away from this point, I am incapable...