2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 1 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]
By Kallan Louis | February 15, 2019

Charlotte and Raleigh named two of the least romantic cities in North America

If you’re a Charlotte resident who has been feeling in an unromantic mood, you aren’t alone. For the third consecutive […]
By Kallan Louis | February 14, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha to award $100,000 endowments to 8 HBCUs in the Carolinas

The sorority pledges $10 million over the next four years to black higher educational institutions.
By Kallan Louis | February 13, 2019

Carolina roots on display during 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend

It’s shaping up to be a Carolina homecoming for some of the NBA’s best.
By Kallan Louis | February 6, 2019

National radio host Tom Joyner keynotes at Livingstone College celebration

Tom Joyner stops at Livingstone College during his final year in radio. The host is an influential voice in support of historically black colleges and universities.
By Kallan Louis | February 3, 2019

Next month in concerts — Patti LaBelle, Anderson .Paak, Travis Greene and others

February might be short on days, but it’s not short on great concerts in Charlotte. From legendary singers and songwriters […]
By Kallan Louis | January 31, 2019

Black Fathers Rock! ceremony honors local dads and disproves stereotypes

Six Charlotte dads will be crowned in categories such as Father of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Surrogate Father of the Year.
By Kallan Louis | January 16, 2019

For Thomas Davis, a roller-coaster career falls short of fairy-tale ending

After 14 seasons, the Carolina Panthers released linebacker Thomas Davis, a beloved veteran on the team and in the community.
By Kallan Louis | January 14, 2019

Stop the disrespect: Vote Kemba Walker as an All-Star starter

Kemba Walker has made two All-Star Game appearances as a reserve. He deserves to be named an All-Star Game starter. He'd be the first since 1993.
By Kallan Louis | January 3, 2019

The taste of freedom: Soup joumou, a New Year’s Day tradition

Soup Joumou, or Haitian pumpkin soup, was a delicacy reserved for slave masters in Haiti. It represents Haiti's history as the first independent Black republic.
By Kallan Louis | January 1, 2019