Two fathers waiting. One is dead. The difference that mattered

After the death of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, we must recognize that race fundamentally shapes our interactions, that it shapes the decisions of police offers to trust one person and not another, before they know anything else. We must push for change in a system that has failed to address the problem.

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Gender creative Charlie

Martie Todd Sirois, and her son Charlie Sirois, 10, went viral after a letter was posted to Facebook, describing the 10-year-old had longed to shop at the Justice store near Triangle Town Center in North Carolina. The store has a window that reads “just for girls.” According to her post, she said her son “has always acted like a stereotypical girl, played exclusively with stereotypical toys, and has almost exclusively female friends.”
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Gender creative Charlie 1:32

Gender creative Charlie

Meet the Wolfpack 2:14

Meet the Wolfpack

Mother who went viral for taking her son to Justice speaks about gender creativity 4:23

Mother who went viral for taking her son to Justice speaks about gender creativity

Raleigh bus driver ends career spanning almost five decades 1:29

Raleigh bus driver ends career spanning almost five decades