‘I’m white and I make $125,000 a year,’ says #SouthParkSusan in viral video

And the list goes on for things Black people can’t do without the threat of having the police called. Facebook […]
By Katrina Louis | October 27, 2018

Veltree has a legion of fans for its vegan soul food, including singer Erykah Badu

The newly opened restaurant adds plant-based options to Charlotte’s Black food culture
By Katrina Louis | October 26, 2018

Why voters should approve all 3 bond initiatives at the end of ballot (Commentary)

As an avid Carolina Panthers fan, I often draw inspiration from the “Keep Pounding” motto for causes beyond the team’s […]
By Jesse Cureton, 2018 Vote Yes for Bonds Campaign Co-Chair | October 25, 2018

My entrepreneurship journey: Tanaro Reed, tattoo artist

Reed is one of nearly 300 tattoo artists showcasing during the Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival Oct. 26-28. He recalls his journey of starting over and grinding toward success.
By Katrina Louis | October 25, 2018

Rae Carruth, despite his tale of woe, is NOT the victim here

Commentary: Gee, it's hard to imagine that y'all aren't doing happy handstands at the prospect of running into Rae in the frozen foods section of your local Piggly Wiggly.
By Barry Saunders | October 23, 2018

Debra Campbell hired as Asheville city manager

Campbell has served as Charlotte's assistant city manager since 2014.
By Katrina Louis | October 18, 2018

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.
By Katrina Louis | October 8, 2018

The salt room at this Matthews spa is a busy person’s dream

Angela Strother left her 28-year corporate America career to focus on self-care. It turned into a venture to relieve stress for others.
By Katrina Louis | October 5, 2018

Khalia Braswell: Digital diva, TEDxCharlotte speaker and The Root 100 honoree

The former Apple engineer returned to Charlotte determined to diversify the tech industry.
By Katrina Louis | October 3, 2018

Get to know the Lockwood Legends house and its fight against gentrification

Nestled between North Tryon and North Graham streets sits Lockwood neighborhood, a tree-lined community with wide roads and homes dating […]
By Katrina Louis | September 27, 2018