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NCCU trustee launches $1 million endowment with $250,000 gift

The money will be used to enhance the NCCU School of Business, which recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art building on the Durham campus.

CMS chief Ann Clark says she’ll remain committed to Charlotte and its children

The superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools said she plans to stay in Charlotte after she steps down June 30.

Meet Cheron Porter, a Qcity Newcomer with a passion for volunteering

Cheron moved to Charlotte from Baltimore just over a year ago and has found a meaningful way to get involved in her new community.

8 people we met at the Women’s March on Charlotte

Thousands of people marched through uptown Charlotte on Saturday to show their support for a variety of social and political causes, especially women’s rights.

Madonna on Trump: ‘We have gone as low as we can go’ (video)

During a talk at the Brooklyn Museum, Madonna says Donald Trump has done the public a great service because she believes the nation has now hit rock bottom, and the only direction it can go is up.

At Livingstone College, junior class finds meaning in serving others

The 2016-2017 academic year has been a banner period for service projects taken on by Livingstone College’s junior class.

‘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.”

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, held to commemorate the 109th year of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., was hosted by the Alpha Lambda Omega chapter.

Megachurch pastor Eddie Long, 63, dies from cancer

The influential and controversial megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long has died at age 63 after a battle with cancer, his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church announced Sunday.

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade (photo gallery)

Scene at the Carolinas HealthCare System Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade in uptown Charlotte, January 14, 2017.

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The Excelsior Club, located on Beatties Ford Road about one-half mile north of the main entrance to Johnson C. Smith University, was for many years the leading private black social club in the Southeast, and one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast. (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission)

Excelsior Club, now in foreclosure, faces uncertain future

State Rep. Carla Cunningham, who inherited the club from her husband, said she hasn't decided what she'll do with the...


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What’s Happening Charlotte (Feb. 17-19)

11 things you can do this weekend -- including a special jazz performance, a night in Rio, an African dance...



Cam Newton is a dad again, but I’m not feeling so young myself

Can I be honest? This week's news that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor had brought...


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More evidence that breakfast is important to overall health

Eating more calories early in the day and consuming less food at night may reduce the odds of a heart...


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Black History For A New Generation

Our children should know about the African American struggle, but more important, they should know about the strength we have...


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