Dante Miller

Community Editor

Dante Miller joins WFAE via Report For America as part of a partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Digital Public Library of America. 

As the community editor, Miller will  leverage the reach of Wikipedia and the resources of WFAE and the libraries to expand the community’s access to information about key local topics, events, people and institutions. Miller also will help coordinate community forums, talk-back opportunities, programs and exhibits.

Miller has covered community-based stories as a reporter and freelancer at Q City Metro. She also worked as the Union County reporter for the Charlotte Media Group, the owners of Union County Weekly, South Charlotte Weekly and Matthews Mint Hill Weekly. Miller is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University.

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UPDATED 1:30 p.m., June 25

A weekend that started with Juneteenth celebrations on Beatties Ford Road in northwest Charlotte evolved into nightly block parties. In the early hours of Monday, one of those block parties turned deadly after a mass shooting.

Greater Bethel AME Church

Throughout American history, faith-based communities and leaders have been at the forefront of many civil and political movements. This is especially true for the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, which had religious leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X being driving forces in history. 

Sheriff Garry McFadden

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden announced that a proposed policy called "Duty to Intervene" is currently being drafted and reviewed in response to the killing of George Floyd on May 25 by a Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck. The policy would require Mecklenburg's deputy sheriffs to act if they see another deputy committing an unlawful act.