Health

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate

By Jay Price and Karen Garloch | The Charlotte Observer In 1997, Halifax Community College math instructor Wendell Perry was […]

Local churches honored for meeting wellness goals

Ten women who attend the church Hispanos Unidos won this year’s Village HeartBEAT competition, with a combined weight loss of […]

A family commits to healthier living

This article is part of a continuing series celebrating local residents who have made a decision to get healthier by […]

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is trying to spread the word to women in low-income households about a free program […]

A dream comes true for a Charlotte fitness entrepreneur

Over the years I’ve taught aerobics classes at the YMCA, churches, rec centers, conferences and health fairs, but I’d never […]

Panel discussion on health and fitness

During CIAA week, Nettie Reeves, a nationally recognized fitness expert, will moderate a panel focused on health and fitness.

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness

NO MORE EXCUSES

Just because you plan to party nonstop for the next few days, that’s no excuse to ignore your body’s fitness needs.

Leaping into Destiny

NO MORE EXCUSES

Stepping out on faith, Candra Davis answered the call to open a Christian-based dance studio. Today, the Leap of Faith Dance
Academy works with youths as well as adults.

Remembering a legacy

NO MORE EXCUSES

As I reflect on the legacy of Dennis Darrell, I’m blessed I had an opportunity to know him.

Fitness by the clock

Use your body’s internal clock to schedule your exercise workouts. A Florida researcher says afternoons are often ideal.

Helping others reach their fitness goals

If you ever thought about running as part of your fitness program, Janis Smith can help get you started.

Fitness on a budget

Staying fit needn’t cost a mint. You can stay on your fitness journey with creativity, a little tweaking and opening yourself to new possibilities.

Belly dancing, anyone?

NO MORE EXCUSES

I never thought belly dancing would be aerobically challenging or give me a good workout. And then I tried it.

Charlotte author blends fitness with faith

NO MORE EXCUSES

Thomas Hundley’s book, “Fit for The King,” does not stress dieting to achieve the perfect look. Rather, it advocates being healthy in the body God means for us to have

A healthy body starts with what you put in it

NO MORE EXCUSES

Planned (home-cooked) meals offer two key benefits: lower calorie intake and better weight control

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...

Commentary

Martha Cooper-Hudson

Collaboration is key to success for black women entrepreneurs

As black women in business, we must view one another as potential collaborators, not as competitors.

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,...

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
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The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
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Women Symposium and Networking Fair
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The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
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CMPD Sexual Assault Awareness Event