People

Joel Ford will seek re-election to his N.C. Senate seat

The three-term Democrat, who failed in his quest to be Charlotte’s mayor, announced his re-election bid on Wednesday, hours after mayor-elect Vi Lyles secure the job he sought earlier this year.

Despite America’s race problems, author Carol Anderson sees hope

The historian and bestselling author spoke to a diverse crowd Tuesday evening at Spirit Square, where she was a guest of the Levine Museum of the New South.

Richard Hunt visits Qcity for dedication of ‘Spiral Odyssey’

Richard Hunt was in Charlotte over the weekend for the public dedication of his sculpture “Spiral Odyssey,” a stainless-steel abstract […]

Tami Simmons named VP of Institutional Advancement at JCSU

Simmons, who currently works as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte, will start her new job on Oct. 18.

Quentin Talley reports being robbed at gunpoint

Talley, a Charlotte-based actor, musician and poet, posted about the incident late Wednesday on his Facebook page.

Why former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison is still da bomb

During a talk this week in Charlotte, she spoke about courage and diversity, and she painted a futuristic world where girls and people of color are empowered.

20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades fine-tuning its operating model.

Carol Anderson, author of ‘White Rage,’ to speak at Levine Museum on Sept. 26

History professor traces white backlash against black progress from Reconstruction to the election of Barack Obama.

Scene in the Qcity: 2017 Black Political Caucus Banquet

Scene at the 2017 Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg banquet, which featured U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters as guest speaker.

In Rock Hill, a consignment shop for men

Shop owner Deborah McCullough says she likes a well-dressed man, and she likes putting their outfits together, so in April she opened His Closet Consignment Shop.

News & Buzz

Charlotte Works to launch $4.2 million Careers4All program

The nonprofit workforce development board will target new resources in areas of Mecklenburg County where unemployment rates are in the...

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...

Commentary

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

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.

QcityEVENTS

11.18
Cafe Mocha Salute Her: The Beauty of Diversity
11.18
Beatties Ford Road Corridor Preservation and History Project Preserving Us: Workshop Series
11.18
Charlotte NORML
11.18
As Far As The Eye Can See (Sneak Preview) by Glorious Performance Team
11.18
24th Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival – FINAL HUZZAH!