“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

Rapper Fabolous hosts inaugural Power of Influence brunch, brainchild of Charlotte-based entrepreneurs

During this year’s CIAA tournament weekend, local entrepreneurs Kevin “Chef Kev” Winston and Antwoin “Twoin B” Bryant curated an experience […]
By Nakisha Washington | March 3, 2019

Q&A with JCSU alum Jamie Miller, entrepreneur and founder of Dear Sister CLT

Jamie Miller, owner of The 518 Group and creator of Dear Sister CLT, shares why relationships are key and other lessons learned.
By Nakisha Washington | February 22, 2019

A day in the life of mother-daughter reporters at All-Star celebrity fashion show

A Qcitymetro contributor and her daughter on assignment at the celebrity Rookie USA Fashion Show during the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.
By Nakisha Washington | February 17, 2019

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine's Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage. Beyond the pampering, mobile massages may be the answer to workplace stress.
By Nakisha Washington | February 13, 2019