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Trump threatens annihilation; troubles mount for Kevin Hart; Billy Bush talks

Wow! What a Week: Gerald is back with his unique take on some of the week’s top headlines

While Colin Kaepernick sits, the NFL is awash in hypocrisy

Colin Kaepernick, a proven, talented quarterback, cannot get a job in the National Football League. Even non-football fans know the […]

At JCSU, book spotlights 10 black men of Northwest Corridor

I also talked with Ronald Carter about the school’s search for a new president.

Sculpture is a stunning tribute to native son Romare Bearden

New public artwork by Bearden peer, Richard Hunt, pays tribute to Charlotte-born artist’s life and works.

Wow!!! What a week (Sept. 10-15)

Joel Ford got dissed. Hillary is still whining. And the Cleveland Browns achieve world peace. Just some of the nonsense that happened this week.

5 takeaways from the Charlotte primary vote

Charlotte will have a new mayor come December. Incumbent Jennifer Roberts got bounced in Tuesday’s Democratic primary by Mayor Pro […]

Wow!!! What a Week

A humorous look back at some of the week’s top news stories.

Confederate statues preserve Southern heritage — the way Klan billboards did

Monuments to the Confederacy are nothing more than a campaign to counter our nation’s true history while opposing efforts toward equality and human rights for blacks.

Celebrate mom and the ‘other mothers’ in your life

Let’s broaden the mom circle to include the people who “mother” us without having the official title.

Talk Back: Should Ray Rice get a second shot at the NFL?

Qcitymetro readers offer some opinions about the former Baltimore Ravens running back who famously assaulted the women he would later marry.

‘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

Talk Back: Are we too soft on Patrick Cannon, and how local is the Charlotte Jazz Festival?

A reader suggests that Charlotte’s black community is too quick to forgive our former mayor. Another raised questions about this week’s Charlotte Jazz Festival.

A trip through time at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Astounding array of material at national African American history museum provokes a range of emotions, teaches some new lessons.

When life reveals its magic

How a little girl’s act of kindness transformed an ordinary weed into a gift of extraordinary beauty.

News & Buzz

Brooklyn Village developer says project will expand economic opportunity

Developers of the $683.3 million construction project in uptown Charlotte have said at least 35 percent of total contracts will...

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

People

Anthony Foxx will lead commission examining Davidson College’s link to slavery

The former Charlotte Mayor and Davidson College graduate will play a major role in selecting members of the commission, the...

QcityEVENTS

12.12
Information Session: Contractors wanted for Carolina Theatre restoration project
12.12
Forget Us Not…We are the Links to Your Past presented by LATIBAH Tours
12.14
Lupus Foundation Support Group- North Mecklenburg County
12.14
Charlotte Seen Ball
12.14
‘The Perfect Present’ Christmas Musical Drama