10 Charlotte stories to kick off National Black Business Month
August is National Black Business Month, an opportunity to recognize and support Black-owned businesses while focusing attention on the needs […]
By QCity Metro Staff | August 1, 2019
Charlotte interior designer opens vintage furniture boutique
After 1 1/2 years without a physical location, Ariene Bethea has opened her design studio in Oakhurst. Her husband owns the business next door.
By Kallan Louis | July 29, 2019
Chef Greg and Subrina Collier to open Leah & Louise at Camp North End
Chef Greg and Subrina Collier, the husband-and-wife team behind Uptown Yolk, will open Leah & Louise, a Memphis-inspired juke joint […]
By Katrina Louis | July 24, 2019
National Black MBA Association offers industry insights in Black Think Roundtable report
Business leaders outline challenges and solutions to increase entrepreneurs’ competitiveness in today’s economy.
By Olivia Richard | July 20, 2019
The pop-up, podcast and subscription service adding diversity to Charlotte’s literary landscape
These businesses are filling a void left by a lack of Black-owned bookstores.
By Sabrina Clark | July 17, 2019
Workforce Investment Network, a step in the right direction to increase minorities in tech?
Carolina Fintech Hub is hoping that its WIN program will boost diversity in the tech industry and create new pathways for upward mobility.
By Jonathan Limehouse | July 8, 2019
Single in the Queen City? RBL dating app looks to match Black singles
Joseph Dixon launched Charlotte-based dating site focused on matchmaking for Black singles; nearly 200,000 users active on RBL app.
By Nakisha Washington | July 4, 2019
Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing
Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.
By Katrina Louis | July 3, 2019
Black women entrepreneurs gather to address disparities, dispel myths and offer solutions
A recent article sparked talks of Black women's entrepreneurial experiences in Charlotte. The result was Monday's State of Black Women Entrepreneurs in CLT town hall.
By Olivia Richard | June 25, 2019
Journal: 2019 Black Enterprise FWD Conference
Black Enterprise returned to Charlotte for its 24th annual entrepreneurs’ summit rebranded as FWD. Qcitymetro writer Jonathan Limehouse recaps the event.
By Jonathan Limehouse | June 21, 2019