The Harvest Center acquires land from Jackson Park Ministries to expand affordable housing

In addition to the land donation, The Harvest Center received a private $1 million gift which allowed much-needed building renovations.
By Katrina Louis | December 30, 2018

Year in Review: Qcitymetro’s top 8 stories of 2018

As we get ready to close out 2018, we’re looking back at eight local stories that had readers talking. ‘I’m […]
By Katrina Louis | December 28, 2018

Facebook faces civil rights backlash after U.S. Senate report confirms voter suppression

NAACP is leading #LogOutFacebook protest while others are demanding internal changes to the widely popular platform.
By Katrina Louis | December 18, 2018

Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner

Soul Food Sessions' Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.
By Katrina Louis | December 14, 2018

Here are the NBA All-Star Weekend event details you need to know

Tickets are on sale for a lineup of All-Star Weekend events in Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | December 12, 2018

Regional association renews JCSU accreditation, removing probation status

After a year in limbo, Johnson C. Smith University officials announced Tuesday that its accreditation has been reaffirmed by the […]
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2018

‘Blackfishing’: Appreciation for Black culture or cultural appropriation?

Some are comparing 'blackfishing' to 'blackface' and pointing out as another example of how mainstream wants Black people's rhythm but not our blues.
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2018

25 female politicians honored during local “Celebration of Women Elected to Office”

The Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during their annual recognition ceremony.
By Katrina Louis | December 7, 2018

LendingTree to create hundreds of high-paying jobs with Charlotte HQ expansion

City officials ensure intentionality about diverse hiring.
By Katrina Louis | December 6, 2018

On World AIDS Day, this health advocate offers 3 ways you can raise awareness

Solita Jefferies has spent 15 years spotlighting health issues in communities of color.
By Katrina Louis | December 1, 2018