Bank of America donates 10,000 Chromebooks to CMS to address digital divide

Select CMS students were pre-identified to receive a new Chromebook ahead of the 2021-2022 academic year.
By Katrina Louis | July 29, 2021

Global financial group taps Charlotte executive to lead inclusion and diversity for the Americas

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has hired Okeatta Brown as head of inclusion and diversity for the Americas.
By Katrina Louis | July 27, 2021

Linda Lockman-Brooks makes history as CPCC board chair

Charlotte business executive is the first woman and the first Black person to chair the board in Central Piedmont’s 58-year history.
By Katrina Louis | July 26, 2021

Back in office, not looking forward to being the ‘it girl’ on race relations, worker says

Survey reveals 97% of Black professionals want flexible work options as employers transition staff back into longtime vacant offices.
By Katrina Louis | July 26, 2021

Cultural immersion series kicks off with an ode to house music

Local group hosts "A Vibe Outside" to highlight Black influences in three music subgenres and promote homeownership.
By Katrina Louis | July 23, 2021

James Mitchell quietly exits R.J. Leeper Construction

Mitchell assumed the top role at R.J. Leeper Construction earlier this year after a Charlotte-based investment firm acquired the company. 
By Katrina Louis | July 19, 2021

LendingTree Foundation announces inaugural LendaHand Alliance cohort

Do Greater Charlotte, West Side Community Land Trust among the 10 participating Charlotte-based nonprofits.
By Katrina Louis | July 14, 2021

Charlotte’s Ray Singleton serenades his wife and TV viewers on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Viral singer-songwriter will appear on July 13 episode of the hit TV series.
By Katrina Louis | July 13, 2021

Get immersed in Haitian culture at upcoming Carolina Haitian Food Festival

The Labor Day weekend festival will feature Haitian food, music, vendors and children's activities.
By Katrina Louis | July 12, 2021

Teach for America hires NC executive director

Monique Perry-Graves will lead statewide operations for the teacher recruitment and service corps nonprofit.
By Katrina Louis | July 7, 2021