Charlotte interior designer opens vintage furniture boutique

After 1 1/2 years without a physical location, Ariene Bethea has opened her design studio in Oakhurst. Her husband owns the business next door.
By Kallan Louis | July 29, 2019

Slutty Vegan seduces local residents, hints at Charlotte opening

Slutty Vegan, an Atlanta plant-based burger joint, recently fed hundreds at a pop-up event in Uptown Charlotte. Could they be eyeing a location in the Queen City?
By Kallan Louis | June 2, 2019

Hip-Hop legends headline this year’s North Carolina Music Hall of Fame inductees

Five music artists with North Carolina ties to be honored at a ceremony in October.
By Kallan Louis | May 6, 2019

Will hemp become Charlotte’s top cash crop?

Charlotte entrepreneur Clarence Boston is one who is investing heavily into the local hemp industry. Black farmers represent less than 2% of the country’s 3.2 million farmers.
By Kallan Louis | April 23, 2019

Judge orders release of CMPD video involving Danquirs Franklin in fatal police-involved shooting

CMPD bodycam footage from last month’s deadly police shooting will be released Monday.
By Kallan Louis | April 15, 2019

Local athletes and celebrities share stories about fatherhood

Former NBA player Anthony Morrow leads dad panel to talk highs and lows of fatherhood
By Kallan Louis | April 15, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters challenges Charlotte Black men to step up

Black children make up 69% of youth served, but Black men make up less than 11% of volunteers.
By Kallan Louis | April 9, 2019

RCLM 37 pays homage to West Charlotte while attempting to combat gentrification

The exhibit's title RCLM 37 refers to the Beatties Ford Road exit 37 off of Interstate 85. It borrows from the cultural influences of Afrofuturism.
By Kallan Louis | April 8, 2019

What Charlotte can learn from Nipsey Hussle

Sunday’s fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle in front of his Los Angeles clothing store, in broad daylight, shocked fans and […]
By Kallan Louis | April 2, 2019

CMPD Chief Putney faces angry residents, some supporters, following fatal police shooting

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney addressed residents at a community meeting at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday.
By Kallan Louis | March 29, 2019