Driving down Interstate 77 toward Charlotte, it can be easy to dismiss the four towns along Lake Norman as generic suburbs. There’s little sign of the unique attractions that await a few miles off the highway.
Barbara Reynolds: The baby boomers who drove the success of the civil rights movement want to get behind Black Lives Matter, but the group’s divisive tactics make it difficult. In the 1960s, activists confronted white mobs and police with dignity and decorum. At protests today, it is difficult to distinguish legitimate activists from the mob actors who burn and loot.