Commentary

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Cam Newton is a dad again, but I’m not feeling so young myself

Can I be honest? This week’s news that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor had brought their second child into the world as an unmarried couple left me feeling some kind of way.

No, the world is not coming to an end

What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the quagmire of problems facing America today? His life and his determined struggle should offer us clues.

5 things I did in 2016 that I hope to do more of in 2017

No New Year’s resolutions here, except a resolve to hold onto some things from 2016 that made me healthier and more content.

A last-minute Christmas outing left me caroling, caroling through the town

I left home looking to pick up a few last-minute gift ideas, but a surly cashier left me singing some old Christmas favorites.

Andrew Murray is right; the evidence does not support a criminal charge in the Keith Scott case

Based on the evidence I saw, no court was ever going to convict CMPD Officer Brentley Vinson for the killing of Keith Scott.

Why Donald Trump won’t win

Barring a political cataclysm between now and election day, Trump will lose because of one basic fact: The American electorate has shifted in ways that few of us fully appreciate.

‘Language of the Unheard’

Charlotte must listen to the voices of those who marched in protest of the police killing of Keith Scott. They represent a part of our community that has been too often overlooked.

Clinton Put Trump’s Smallness on Display for Voters to See

In a 90-minute debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump was entirely overmatched on issues of substance.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 7: Create, Protect, and Sustain Your Brand

This week, I’m continuing my 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur series. Our steps so far: Step 1: […]

I missed you at last night’s protest march

In four nights of protesting following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott, missing have been the faces I’ve grown accustomed to seeing in uptown Charlotte.

News & Buzz

The Excelsior Club, located on Beatties Ford Road about one-half mile north of the main entrance to Johnson C. Smith University, was for many years the leading private black social club in the Southeast, and one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast. (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission)

Excelsior Club, now in foreclosure, faces uncertain future

State Rep. Carla Cunningham, who inherited the club from her husband, said she hasn't decided what she'll do with the...

Entertainment

Honey Sanaa

What’s Happening Charlotte (Feb. 17-19)

11 things you can do this weekend -- including a special jazz performance, a night in Rio, an African dance...

Health

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More evidence that breakfast is important to overall health

Eating more calories early in the day and consuming less food at night may reduce the odds of a heart...

Faith

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Black History For A New Generation

Our children should know about the African American struggle, but more important, they should know about the strength we have...

People

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NCCU trustee launches $1 million endowment with $250,000 gift

The money will be used to enhance the NCCU School of Business, which recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art...

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Breakfast Conversations
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The Shared Story of Race in the South
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Breakfast Conversations™
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Heritage Council Open House Meeting
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KaliSmokes Dance Off Competitions