People

Anthony Foxx will lead commission examining Davidson College’s link to slavery

The former Charlotte Mayor and Davidson College graduate will play a major role in selecting members of the commission, the school said.

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.

Colette Forrest is stepping down as head of Political Black Caucus

The news comes after the rejuvenated PBC played a major role in getting Democrats elected this fall.

Anthony Foxx will lead commission examining Davidson College’s link to slavery

The former Charlotte Mayor and Davidson College graduate will play a major role in selecting members of the commission, the school said.

2 former teachers work to keep African American men in the classroom as Profound Gentlemen

After launching on a shoestring budget, Jason Terrell and Mario-Jovan Shaw now have members in four states and the District of Columbia.

Brenda Tindal, Charlotte historian, looks back before moving forward

The 36-year-old historian is leaving the Levine Museum of the New South to begin a new chapter at the Detroit Historical Society.

Brooklyn Village developer says project will expand economic opportunity

Developers of the $683.3 million construction project in uptown Charlotte have said at least 35 percent of total contracts will go to minority or women-owned small business.

Brenda Tindal, historian at Levine Museum of the New South, is leaving for Detroit

The Charlotte native is leaving to become director of education at the Detroit Historical Society.

Business is poppin’ for entrepreneur Janelle Doyle at 7th Street Public Market

A former bank employee, Doyle now sells gourmet popcorn flavored to taste like cookies n’ cream, apple pie, and even fried chicken.

Chelsea Clinton used her first 280-character tweet to shout out Braxton Winston

In a tweet aimed at Donald Trump, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton called Winston, elected this week to Charlotte City Council, a “very fine” person — an apparent reference to comments Trump made about white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville, Va.

News & Buzz

Brooklyn Village developer says project will expand economic opportunity

Developers of the $683.3 million construction project in uptown Charlotte have said at least 35 percent of total contracts will...

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...

Voices

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.

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