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The Charlotte Observer – QNotes

This mural aims to ‘reclaim space’ in Charlotte’s historic West End

One artist talks about her role

The “Manifest Future” mural is a collaborative creative project — the brainchild of Janelle Dunlap and the League of Creative Interventionists, with partners including the Knight Foundation and Historic West End — and aims to reclaim a neglected lot on Charlotte’s West Side as a unifying force in the rapidly gentrifying African-American neighborhood.

Where’s Charlotte’s history?

InFocus: Charlotte 2018 — It’s at the Charlotte Museum of History, where new leader Adria Focht hopes to collect more diverse community and cultural stories from Charlotte’s residents

As Adria Focht walked down the pathway to the 244-year-old Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, she stopped mid-sentence to pick up a tiny piece of glazed ceramic lying in the wet brush — something most people wouldn’t have noticed.