Charlotte residents look for hope and unity in President Biden’s inaugural speech

"I’m just hoping to hear a presentation that’s full of hope, that’s aspirational, but is also honest with the community and the people."
By Michael Falero and Coleen Harry, WFAE | January 20, 2021

For Black single mothers, Covid-19 economic challenges can be magnified

Women, particularly women of color, have been affected economically more than men throughout the pandemic, according to recent jobs reports.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | January 19, 2021

What’s good on TV; a guide for Black viewers – Jan. 18

This week, we review "The Photograph," "Lupin," "Woke" and "Tiger."
By Jonathan Limehouse and Bethany Lane | January 18, 2021

7 Charlotte-area celebrations for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Many events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. have shifted online due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 14, 2021

What’s good on TV; a guide for Black viewers – Jan 11

This week, read about "Bridgerton," "Wu-Tang," "Sylvie's Love," "The High Note" and "In The Long Run."
By QCity Metro Staff | January 11, 2021

NC reacts to DC insurrection: ‘Dark day for this country’

NC political leaders express shock, determination after rioters storm U.S. Capitol to prevent certification of presidential election results.
By Carolina Public Press staff | January 7, 2021

CMPD reports 2 homicides, the firsts of 2021

A weekly roundup of major crimes reported by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
By QCity Metro Staff | January 6, 2021

Pandemic wearing NC nonprofits thin

Organizations providing food assistance to North Carolinians experience higher demand as unemployment increases.
By Brennan Doherty, Carolina Public Press | December 18, 2020

Gas station workers face safety challenges during pandemic

Cashiers at gas stations and convenience stores aren’t typically who we think of as essential workers. How they stay safe on the job isn't easy.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | December 16, 2020

NC Republicans calling for change to State Board of Elections

After record voter turnout in a contentious general election, state lawmakers intend to propose an oversight board for the State Board of Elections.
By Coleen Harry, WFAE | December 1, 2020