Charlotte welcomes Black Enterprise summit back for second year

The four-day conference returns to Charlotte and will bring together more than 1,200 entrepreneurs of color with a special focus on tech-driven innovation.
By Katrina Louis | February 18, 2019

Comedian Dave Chappelle to perform at Belk Theater on Valentine’s Day, prepare for tight security

Dave Chappelle performs in Charlotte ahead of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2019

Bennett College raises $8.2 million for #StandWithBennett campaign

Bennett College met its fundraising goal in the final hours. Is it a matter of time before we're faced with another HBCU fighting for survival?
By Katrina Louis | February 4, 2019

Carolina natives J. Cole and Anthony Hamilton lead star-studded lineup for 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Fayetteville's J. Cole to perform during halftime; Hamilton to sing national anthem. Rapper Meek Mill and singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen also included.
By Katrina Louis | January 30, 2019

‘Black Panther’ back in theaters and 11 other things to do in Charlotte this February

While basketball will be the talk of the town in February, check out our list of other things to do in Charlotte during Black History Month.
By Katrina Louis | January 30, 2019

Rep. Alma Adams delivers State of the District focusing on impacts of government shutdown

U.S Rep. Alma Adams addressed anxieties felt by federal workers in the wake of the recently ended government shutdown, but also spoke on affordable housing, upward mobility and more.
By Katrina Louis | January 28, 2019

Charlotte’s revamped women’s march was smaller in size but stronger in voices

Organizers for Charlotte's Women United March welcomed those lending voices to causes promoting racial diversity, health care access, LGBTQ issues and more.
By Katrina Louis | January 27, 2019

Papa John’s Pizza donates $500,000 to help Bennett College remain open

The Papa John's donation is separate from the "major gift" to be announced during an afternoon press conference on Jan. 24.
By Katrina Louis | January 24, 2019

Bennett College receives more than $70,000 in donations as Feb. 1 deadline approaches

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro donated $71,000 toward Bennett College's campaign to maintain its accreditation.
By Katrina Louis | January 21, 2019

She was the first opera singer to perform at the Soul Train Awards, now she’s starring in Opera Carolina’s ‘Carmen’

Songbird Alyson Cambridge debuts in the Opera Carolina production as Carmen, a character also portrayed by Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce.
By Katrina Louis | January 17, 2019