Tattoo documentary, work of arts group showcasing teen talent behind the lens

Creating Exposure through the Arts will debut its "Behind the Ink" documentary at the BOOM Festival in April.
By Nakisha Washington | February 17, 2020

Will these Black-owned businesses get the ‘Oprah effect’?

Each of these business owners was connected to the media mogul’s recent visit to the Queen City.
By Nakisha Washington | January 21, 2020

Opinion | January is the perfect time to start mentoring Charlotte youth

January is National Mentoring Month.
By Nakisha Washington | January 6, 2020

Jack and Jill chapter opens reading room at Charlotte school

The organization of African American moms donated more than 600 books to Brisbane Academy.
By Nakisha Washington | December 9, 2019

“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic procedures.
By Nakisha Washington | December 4, 2019

Burnout is real, and it’s affecting people younger and faster

Some experts link medical conditions like depression to burnout, and it's on the rise.
By Nakisha Washington | November 18, 2019

Artist Whitney Austin shares how tragedy inspired her to bet on herself

The millennial gallery owner is following her passion and people are taking notice.
By Nakisha Washington | October 2, 2019

Charlotte’s Diner en Blanc host team gives the skinny on the summer soiree

Leo Bennett and Tara Robertson talked with QCityMetro as they prepare for another year of the exclusive all-white event.
By Nakisha Washington | May 7, 2019

Protesters accuse Habitat for Humanity of gentrifying neighborhoods during affordable housing event

The handful of protesters interrupted Habitat Charlotte CEO during affordable housing event featuring author and activist Marc Lamont Hill.
By Nakisha Washington | March 13, 2019

‘For me, the answer was exposure.’ Local woman reflects on need for HBCUs following annual UNCF fundraiser

Writer Nakisha Washington shares how exposure led to HBCU as first choice for higher education. Recent UNCF Mayor's Masked Ball provided scholarships for more students to do the same.
By Nakisha Washington | March 11, 2019