Black Power Moves 2020, Part I: Charlotte Black business leaders share challenges and opportunities

BBOC and the local Black chamber of commerce leaders reflect on the year during Black Business Month.
By Kallan Louis | July 31, 2020

Black-owned catering service brings soul to Crave Charlotte

Personal chef Lisa Brooks led an intimate Southern seafood dinner party for the scaled-down food and drink festival.
By Kallan Louis | July 27, 2020

1CLT Film Fest celebrates film community and highlights diversity

Twelve local film groups organized the two-day virtual event featuring over 20 projects from regional, national and international filmmakers.
By Kallan Louis | July 21, 2020

Reuben Vincent reflects on his coming-of-age story and ‘Boy Meets World’ EP

The 19-year-old east Charlotte native continues to show promise as a rising hip-hop artist.
By Kallan Louis | July 14, 2020

Rapper Lute showcases Black Lives Matter movement in new music video

The Charlotte native drops timely perspective on his new single, “Life.” The tribute video was dedicated to last month's victims of gun violence.
By Kallan Louis | July 6, 2020

CMPD Chief Kerr Putney to retire July 1

Putney will step down early, citing scaled-back version of GOP convention.
By Kallan Louis | June 23, 2020

Opinion | Black Press Matters

Promises from White America “to do better” must include supporting Black media.
By Kallan Louis | June 19, 2020

Carolina sports teams sever ties with CPI Security over “Black on Black crime” remarks

The Charlotte-based security company loses major sponsorships with Hornets, Panthers and others.
By Kallan Louis | June 8, 2020

Black Lives Matter messages defaced at local high school

Ardrey Kell High School is once again the subject of racism on campus.
By Kallan Louis | June 7, 2020

Charlotte activist witnessing civil unrest like never before during George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. continues to chronicle America’s modern Black movements from behind a lens.
By Kallan Louis | June 1, 2020