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For award-winning photographer Zun Lee, the concept of black fatherhood has long been nuanced

By Glenn Burkins

This German-born photographer who now lives in Canada is using his camera to expose a truth rarely portrayed or appreciated in mainstream media.


Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman on Christian McCaffrey

Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman talks about Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, Carolina’s pick at No. 8 in the […]


Images courtesy of Scott Gardner and About Face Charlotte

About Face Charlotte turns empathy into art with ‘Blessing Boxes’

Thousands of acts of kindness by Charlotteans are the building blocks for a Wall of Compassion that will be unveiled Thursday night.


‘LA 92’ is great drama but sheds no light on a dark chapter in American history

Directors of the two-hour documentary said they wanted the film to “hold up a mirror to society” without force-feeding the viewer. In that they succeeded

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Kimberly Robinson, owner of The Sole Addiction, sells high-end shoes from her mobile truck next to the Aloft Hotel on College St. in uptown Charlotte. (Photo: John D. Simmons, The Charlotte Observer)

Kimberly Robinson, owner of Sole Addiction Mobile Shoetique, wins business award


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