BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.
By Kallan Louis | December 31, 2018

Bennett College must raise $5 million by February or lose accreditation

As the Feb. 1 deadline gets closer for Bennett College, celebrities are stepping in to help raise the $5 million needed to keep its accreditation.
By Kallan Louis | December 31, 2018

3 newsmakers from 2018 and predictions for 2019

As we look back at 2018, we’re reflecting on our biggest newsmakers in arts/culture, business and community — better known […]
By Kallan Louis | December 29, 2018

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with 'Soulful Noel,' bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.
By Kallan Louis | December 19, 2018

Buzz City Brief: The Lakers brought All-Star Weekend early

I made it out to one of the more anticipated Charlotte Hornets home games this season. The Los Angeles Lakers […]
By Kallan Louis | December 16, 2018

RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte's Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National Convention.
By Kallan Louis | November 14, 2018

#SouthParkSusan Surrenders

The search has ended for a Charlotte woman whose racially charged rant toward two black women went viral. Susan Westwood, […]
By Kallan Louis | November 5, 2018

CharLit AF chat with comedian Michael Blackson

Ahead of the upcoming "Lit AF Tour," the African King of Comedy discusses the show, his QC connection, the Panthers and more.
By Kallan Louis | October 24, 2018

It was a wild weekend in sports and there were several Carolina ties

Here’s a quick rundown of some of the highlights.
By Kallan Louis | October 22, 2018

N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Richardson shares highs, lows and inspirations

Ahead of his hall of fame induction on Oct. 18, "The Soul Prince" shares his musical Mt. Rushmore, songs he's written for popular artists and more.
By Kallan Louis | October 15, 2018