Commentary

Where does Alma Adams really live? Voters deserve to know

With the race heating up for the 12th Congressional District, questions are being raised about the true residency of incumbent Rep. Alma Adams, who says she has moved to Charlotte from Greensboro.

City Council got it right in voting no compromise on HB2

(Opinion) In voting to stand pat against calls to repeal its own nondiscrimination ordinance, Charlotte’s City Council affirmed that some things in America should not be bargained way.

Why Prince’s death hit me especially hard

(Commentary) Whenever I’m happy. Or sad. Whenever I feel loved. Or feel alone. Prince was there with the perfect lyric and the perfect note.

On the Town with Toni (April 1 – April 3)

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

[Commentary] In Chicago, Trump got a dose of his own medicine

On Friday, March 11, Donald Trump and his supporters should have stayed at home, because his kind of activity doesn’t play well in “Gangster Town.”

Okay, fellas, I wanna get in your pants

Now that I have your attention, can we talk about prostate cancer?

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 5: Get Your Finances In Order

Many dream of starting their own business. In this week’s installment, Donna Maria talks about the financial steps necessary.

Opinion: Diversity is best for all CMS students

In an open letter to school board members, Qcity resident Brandi Williams says its time to deconstruct the current system to create equity and fairness for all CMS families.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 4: Pave the Way for a Smooth Departure

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

Our school board has failed us

(COMMENTARY) As the CMS board undertakes the thorny issue of student assignment, every decision it makes will now be viewed through the prism of Tuesday night’s racially divided vote.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 3: Consult your family

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

The (continuing) maturation of Cam Newton

The Panthers quarterback didn’t exactly cover himself with honor following the team’s 24-10 loss to the Broncos.

Cam Newton and the tired old double standard

Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins takes an unfair shot at Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, reviving the age-old double standard for black quarterbacks.

Remembering Maurice White: My 40-year love affair with Earth Wind & Fire

News of Maurice White’s death hit me hard. Although I may have competition for the title, I just knew I was Earth, Wind & Fire’s No. 1 fan.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 2: Research industry options

Earlier this month, I shared 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur, Step 1. The focus there was on […]

News & Buzz

Corine Mack, president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg branch of the NAACP talks with reporters at a press conference at Little Rock AME Zion Church in Charlotte, March 29, 2017. (Qcitymetro)

NAACP will meet with Korean American group to discuss incident in Charlotte beauty supply store

The meeting will be hosted by the Community Relations Committee, a city-county organization created to enforce local human relations and...

Entertainment

Firehouse - 9

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

Obamacare

Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare; critics pounce

The GOP plan calls for ending health insurance mandates and rolling back extra healthcare funding for the poor .

Faith

From left to right: JCSU alum and former university trustee Thomas Baldwin; JCSU President Ronald Carter; First Baptist Church-West Senior Pastor the Rev. Ricky A. Woods; and Mildred Grier, JCSU class of 1945, one of the school's oldest living graduates, March 12, 2017. (Qcitymetro)

A day of celebration for two of Charlotte’s oldest black institutions – JCSU and First Baptist Church-West

Both institutions, currently separated by less than a mile along the Beatties Ford Road corridor, were founded in 1867 –...

People

Scene at the “Back 2 the 80s” concert tour at Ovens Auditorium, Saturday, March 25, featuring: Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh. (Photos: Courtesy of Media Arts Collective)

Photo Gallery: ‘Back 2 the 80s’ concert at Ovens Auditorium

Scene at the “Back 2 the 80s” concert in Charlotte, featuring: Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure,...

QcityEVENTS

3.30
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
3.31
The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
3.31
Women Symposium and Networking Fair
3.31
The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
4.1
School of Hard Rocks- Geology Worksop