Several journalists came together to compile the 100 most important Triad news stories of the last year.
“There are a lot of grassroots things happening. I think that’s the stuff that’s going to change things in the end.”
“We have so many people who have lost loved ones because of police brutality, and we’re going to stand with them like they’ve stood with us.”
“I’d always hoped to visit Afghanistan someday. I’m 46. You never know, but I’ve kind of given up that dream, but I still hope my son, who’s 15, will be able to visit.”
Javionne Floyd, George Floyd’s son, is making a difference: “I just want to help people. That was what my dad was about, helping people. No amount of money or publicity would make me happy if I wasn’t helping people in my community.”
The Delta variant hasn’t stopped anti-vaxxers, nor have facts about COVID-19.
Local activist Kris Brown-Neville uses yoga as a tool for social justice.
Across the country, activists are still doing the work to get accountability and change.
“It’s vital for everyone, Palestinian or not, to use their voice against Israeli brutality and aggression.”