[UPDATED] Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for second year

Participating restaurants will be announced at kickoff event on Oct. 14.
By Kallan Louis | October 10, 2018

Queen City Battle of the Bands left Charlotte; does anyone care?

The national band competition moves to Houston in 2019 after a five-year run in the Queen City.
By Kallan Louis | September 24, 2018

Can The Black Mecca become Charlotte’s go-to festival?

The art, tech, and music festival sets sights on becoming a staple Charlotte experience for black millennials and creatives.
By Kallan Louis | September 17, 2018

Hurricane Party and 6 other things to do if you’re stuck in the house for Hurricane Florence

No power? No problem. Here are seven things to get into if Hurricane Florence comes through.
By Kallan Louis | September 12, 2018

University City has Charlotte’s best options for Jamaican food

Growing up in a Haitian household, the things I remember most were the language (Creole), the music (Kompa), and of […]
By Kallan Louis | August 5, 2018

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.
By Kallan Louis | August 5, 2018

Mamizi conference is providing options, not empowerment, for women of color

In the age of #BlackGirlMagic, a new conference dedicated to women of color in technology, entrepreneurship, and digital media made […]
By Kallan Louis | July 30, 2018

Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list

Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame […]
By Kallan Louis | July 18, 2018