Grab a sweet treat at these 3 Black-owned franchises in Charlotte

Entrepreneurs of color are seeing growth with franchises. Smallcakes Cupcakery, Popbar and Famous Toastery are three black-owned Charlotte franchises finding success.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 18, 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

Minority Business and Leadership Symposium returns for CIAA 2019 lineup

In its fourth year, the daylong conference -- taking place on Feb. 28 -- adds the Black Think Executive Roundtable as a new feature.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 6, 2019

National Mentoring Month: Networking expert Carlos Davis learned that going above and beyond for others is key to opportunities

Carlos Davis has the gift of gab that inspires others, thanks to mentors who helped set him on a path to service.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 29, 2019

National Mentoring Month: For Ciara Lilly, a mentor’s opportunity changed the course of her life

January is National Mentoring Month, a campaign launched in 2002 that focuses attention on the need for mentors and promotes […]
By QCity Metro Staff | January 27, 2019

National Mentoring Month: 3 questions with public relations exec LaToya Evans

January is National Mentoring Month, a campaign launched in 2002 that focuses attention on the need for mentors and promotes […]
By QCity Metro Staff | January 22, 2019

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as a mentor is just as notable.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 18, 2019

Black Fathers Rock! ceremony honors local dads and disproves stereotypes

Six Charlotte dads will be crowned in categories such as Father of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Surrogate Father of the Year.
By Kallan Louis | January 16, 2019

CIAA out of Charlotte, according to source

A source reports that the CIAA basketball tournament, which has been in Charlotte since 2006, will leave the Queen City after its contract expires in 2020.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 7, 2019

BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.
By Kallan Louis | December 31, 2018