Faith

Dr. Bernice King speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House.”

Writers of Christian fiction and their fans meet in Charlotte for weekend fellowship

The Christian Book Lover’s Retreat, recently held in Charlotte, was a three-day event filled with “faith, fun and fellowship, and a whole lot of books.”

(Video) Hillary Clinton speaks at Charlotte church

Hillary Clinton says the spate of gun violence in the United States shows that “protecting all of God’s children is America’s calling.”

MeckMin to hold ‘listening session’ on faith and race

MeckMin, a Charlotte nonprofit representing nearly 100 local congregations, will sponsor a potluck dinner to examine “the intersection of interfaith understanding and race.”

4 African American pastors sign letters in support of Robert Pittenger

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte was widely criticized when he said those protesting the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott were acting out of “hate” and jealousy of white people.

South Africa bans U.S. pastor over anti-gay views

South African gay and lesbian groups collected more than 60,000 signatures opposing a visit by Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona .

Going against the grain, black church backs Trump for President

On Sunday, Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte’s NoDa community came out strong for the Republican presidential nominee.

Charlotte African-American church rallies behind Trump

In the sanctuary of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries on North Davidson Street, about 100 church members gathered Sunday afternoon for a Donald Trump rally.

How comedy prepared Robert Duckworth for a life in ministry

Christian comedian Robert Duckworth says his work onstage has honed the skills he now uses to spread the gospel.

A year later, Charleston families still reeling from church shooting

A year after a white gunman walked into a Charleston church and opened fire, killing nine black people in a Bible study, some family members say they are struggling to move on, let alone forgive the shooter.

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Rep. Alma Adams says she won’t attend Trump inauguration

Adams, who represents North Carolina's 12th congressional district, joins a growing list of Democrats who say they will sit out...

Entertainment

The scene at Saturday's Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Uptown Charlotte. The celebration of King's legacy continues this week in the Qcity. Visit WhatsHappeningCharlotte.com for more events.

This Week in Charlotte (Jan. 16-20)

This week: The celebration of MLK's legacy continues. Charlotte Professional Networking Week kicks off. The Charlotte Hornets take on the...

Commentary

Martin Luther King Jr. statue in Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte. (Photo: Qcitymetro)

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...

Health

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Consumers worry about what will happen after ACA repeal

As repeal of the Affordable Care Act gets closer to reality, some health care experts are predicting chaos that could...

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Scene at AKA Day at the Movies (Photo Gallery)

Scene at AKA Day at the Movies at Studio Grill in Charlotte, which featured the film “Hidden Figures.” The event,...

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The Morning Exchange: A Networking & Knowledge Event
1.17
Economic Update: Expert Predictions and Dialogue
1.17
Past, Present and Future: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1.19
CONNECTING THE DOTS: Professional Connections Luncheon
1.19
Modernism + Film: The Silence of Mark Rothko