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

Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls get real in 10-part docuseries

"The Last Dance" chronicles Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' quest to win a sixth NBA title in eight years.
By Kallan Louis | April 20, 2020

Teddy vs. Cam: Did the Panthers release one superhero to gain another?

The Panthers’ new QB may not be Superman, but he might be the hero we didn't know we needed.
By Kallan Louis | March 25, 2020

My Brother’s Keeper Charlotte Mecklenburg hires first executive director

Don Thomas has a plan, and he's getting buy-in to change the trajectory for some of Charlotte's Black and brown young men.
By Kallan Louis | March 4, 2020