For years, Greater Salem Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in Charlotte, has sent a group downtown on Sundays to help out the homeless with food and supplies. Charlotte boasts one of the state’s highest per capita income rates and its greatest accumulations of wealth, but half of North Carolina’s 10 most severely economically distressed census tracts are in the heart of the Queen City.
For years, Greater Salem Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in Charlotte, has sent a group downtown on Sundays to help out the homeless with food and supplies. Charlotte boasts one of the state’s highest per capita income rates and its greatest accumulations of wealth, but half of North Carolina’s 10 most severely economically distressed census tracts are in the heart of the Queen City. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
For years, Greater Salem Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in Charlotte, has sent a group downtown on Sundays to help out the homeless with food and supplies. Charlotte boasts one of the state’s highest per capita income rates and its greatest accumulations of wealth, but half of North Carolina’s 10 most severely economically distressed census tracts are in the heart of the Queen City. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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