Mary T. Harper, Gantt Center co-founder, dies at age 84

Harper and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey established the space that evolved into the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
By Janey Tate | October 2, 2020

SouthEnd ARTS debuts “JUSTICE” virtual art gallery and speaker series

The documentary-style virtual exhibit features artists showing what justice means to them through their creative process.
By Janey Tate | October 1, 2020

City of Charlotte launches new hiring grant to create jobs for residents

The Thrive Hiring Grant is an incentive targeting mid-sized Charlotte businesses that are helping Charlotte residents get back to work.
By Janey Tate | September 30, 2020

Behind the mixed-use project coming to Booker Avenue in west Charlotte

CGE Venture Group is planning for retail and office space, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace overlooking uptown Charlotte.
By Janey Tate | September 27, 2020

Center for Employment Opportunities is increasing jobs and reducing recidivism for returning citizens

The new Charlotte expansion site aims to reach nearly 800 returning citizens in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by 2024.
By Janey Tate | September 25, 2020

Artist Gil Horne Jr. debuts “Blackboy” exhibit

Horne explores the complex experience of growing up Black in his latest exhibition, "Blackboy," open Sept. 25-30.
By Janey Tate | September 24, 2020

Trump’s talk of “patriotic education” draws critics

Local residents say to watch out for coded language and recognize those who side with educational equity.
By Janey Tate | September 23, 2020

Giving Sarah Mingo Stevenson her flowers: County commissioners present the trailblazer with a proclamation

Mecklenburg County officials honor the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum co-founder and civil rights activist with "Ms. Sarah Mingo Stevenson Day."
By Janey Tate | September 21, 2020

Election 2020: Here’s what you need to know

Key dates, how to register, early voting locations and more.
By Janey Tate | September 18, 2020

“Covering Black communities has been my passion”: Meet Janey Tate, QCity Metro’s newest reporter

She will continue our coverage in west Charlotte -- largely, Historic West End -- along with stories of Charlotte's culture scene and small business.
By Janey Tate | September 16, 2020