The 2016 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott and the protests and violence that followed rocked Charlotte. Some people found a new calling in the wave of grief and unrest. Others saw work they were already doing -- in activism, in raising awareness -- take on new urgency.
We asked seven people to talk about what’s changed for them in their work, in their sense of mission and in their lives, and in the life of Charlotte. These are their words, with some editing for brevity and clarity.