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Living history presenter Michael Twitty at the Stagville Plantation in Durham in 2013. Al Drago News & Observer

5 reasons you need to hear Michael Twitty

By Kathleen Purvis, The Charlotte Observer

Need to wake and shake your mind this week? Grab a ticket to see Michael Twitty at “Feast on Culture,” put on by the Harvey Gantt Center on Thursday night at Founders’ Hall.


Workers from Carolinas HealthCare System out for a stroll along Little Sugar Creek Greenway near uptown Charlotte. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins for

How to squeeze in exercise on a busy day

Finding time to exercise may not be as impossible as you think. And, no, you don’t need to completely rearrange your schedule.



SOCIAL BUZZ: The #BankingBlack movement is gaining momentum

Proponents say the #BankingBlack movement is about building economic clout in communities of color. Find out what’s happening here in Charlotte.

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SOCIAL BUZZ: #FLOTUS, you did us proud

After last night’s DNC kickoff, #MichelleObama and #FLOTUS are trending like grandma’s mac & cheese at the family reunion. See what some of the Qcity folks are posting.


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