Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in an interview Wednesday that having “the wrong mindset” contributes to poverty. […]
Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’
Bill Cosby arrives for the start of jury selection
Bill Cosby arrived at a Pittsburgh courthouse Monday morning for the start of jury seleciton in the sex assault case […]
Scene at the 13th Annual Charity Bachelor Auction
Scene at the 13th Annual Charity Bachelor Auction, hosted by Deltas of Charlotte Foundation and held at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square.
Oprah Winfrey drops in at JCSU Baccalaureate Service
The media mogul was there to celebrate the graduation of Andronica Klaas, who enrolled at JCSU after attending the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.
Kára McCullough is crowned Miss USA 2017
Kára McCullough, who studied nuclear chemistry at South Carolina State University, was crowned Miss USA 2017.
William Barber stepping down as North Carolina NAACP president to head national movement
Barber said his new effort to establish the New Poor People’s Campaign will focus on organizing poor people of all races in 25 states and the District of Columbia.
Wheels Up! Bangkok, Thailand
For three Charlotte women, a layover in Thailand’s capital became a three-day odyssey of exotic food, sightseeing, shopping and one unforgettable Thai massage.
Aspiring rapper shot and killed in his Shelby home
An aspiring rapper was shot dead in Shelby on Saturday, police said. The Shelby Star cited police in reporting that […]
ASC names Toni L. Freeman its executive vice president for community engagement
Freeman, currently Chief Operating Officer for the Mint Museum, will lead ASC’s strategic change initiatives.
Deanna Cureton is CMS Teacher of the Year; Steven Randolph is top teacher assistant
Cureton, who joined CMS in 2004, said her lessons are focused on collaboration and project-based learning.
Woman eats $7,000 after fight with husband
A 30-year-old Colombian woman reportedly swallowed $7,000 in U,S. currency in a desperate act to hide the money during a […]
On the Move: Antia Dawkins joins JCSU communications and marketing team
Dawkins, a native of Spartanburg, S.C., holds two degrees from Claflin University and spent years working as a public relations specialist at South Carolina State University.
Panthers top pick Christian McCaffrey ‘can’t wait to get to work’
Carolina Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey is introduced at Bank of America Stadium on Friday. The Panthers made the […]
For award-winning photographer Zun Lee, the concept of black fatherhood has long been nuanced
This German-born photographer who now lives in Canada is using his camera to expose a truth rarely portrayed or appreciated in mainstream media.
Barack Obama talks about his ‘next job’
Former President Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention of his successor, […]