People

Dr. Alisahah Cole finds her ‘dream job’ at Carolinas HealthCare System

As medical director for community health at CHCS, Cole has authority over programs at 13 hospitals and 10 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina.

America mourns heroes, rock icons and sporting legends in 2016

The United States lost some pioneers in 2016, from John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, to Gwen Ifill, the first black woman to co-anchor a major U.S. television newscast.

Local church honors Steve Crump and his 30 years at WBTV

The Rev. Ricky A. Woods said the congregation wanted to show its appreciation for the work Crump has done, especially his work in the African American community.

Meet Katrina Knight: Qcity Newcomer

Katrina Knight had been visiting family members in Charlotte for more than 30 years before she decided to make the move from New York.

Catching up with: Clarence Boston

In the two years since Clarence Boston opened Boston’s Mortuary on Statesville Road, he has found some diverse ways to feed his hunger for business.

Are a million bucks in Northwest teacher’s future?

Northwest School of the Arts’ Corey Mitchell, who won a Tony last year, has now been nominated for an international prize by the Varkey Foundation.

Meet Lo’an Sewer, Qcity Newcomer and Gantt Center Marketing Manager

She first came to Charlotte in 2009 on business and liked what she saw. Maybe it was the tree canopy that won her over.

Photo Gallery: Gray Holiday Party

Scene at the 2016 Gray Holiday Party, hosted annually to benefit the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture.

Go ‘All Night Long’ with Lionel Ritchie and Mariah Carey

Lionel Ritchie and special guest Mariah Carey are going “All Night Long” during their 35-city tour, starting in March. Catch them in Charlotte.

Cam Newton: Panthers need killer instinct (video)

Photo Gallery: Jazzy Holiday Gala

The black-tie event featured cocktails, dinner, awards, entertainment and a presentation of the Spirit of the Center Awards to three […]

Chris Rock to get back on the road, announces 2017 stand-up tour dates

Comedian Chris Rock is hitting the road for a stand-up comedy tour, “Total Blackout,” which rolls out in February. Will he be coming to a city near you?

A silver lining behind the Panthers’ humiliating defeat

Even in the Carolina Panthers’ 40-7 loss the the Seattle Seahawks, there is at least one thing that true fan should celebrate.

Marcus Jones sworn in as Charlotte city manager

Jones, who held the same position in Norfolk, Va., became the first African American to hold that post in Charlotte, a city that provides services to more than 800,000 residents.

Celebrity Buzz: Jamie Foxx on Marvin Gaye series, Nas debuts ‘Kneeling Santa’ sweaters and more

Rapper Nas makes fashion and social justice statement with holiday sweater; Beyonce adds holiday gear to her shop; Jamie Foxx to produce series on music icon Marvin Gaye.

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.

Health

Obamacare

Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare; critics pounce

The GOP plan calls for ending health insurance mandates and rolling back extra healthcare funding for the poor .

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 –...

QcityEVENTS

3.30
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
3.31
The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
3.31
Women Symposium and Networking Fair
3.31
The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival
4.1
CMPD Sexual Assault Awareness Event