Mecklenburg County launches small business loan program
The $2.75 million fund is intended to help small businesses that often cite access to capital as a barrier and aims to address racial disparities.
By Katrina Louis | October 7, 2019
Hue House is bringing creatives of color to the forefront
The new creative agency is building bridges between creatives of color and Charlotte's cultural and government institutions.
By Boris "Bluz" Rogers | October 3, 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
Local barbershop makes history with Walmart partnership
Lucky Spot Barbershop celebrated its grand opening as the first Black-owned barbershop located within Walmart stores.
By Katrina Louis | September 26, 2019
Have doors closed for good on Sports One bar in uptown Charlotte?
The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the bar owes nearly $237,000 in unpaid taxes, and its owner, Peter Thomas, has been hit with a lawsuit.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 25, 2019
Q&A with Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders, boardroom leader and self-care advocate
Charlotte native Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders has climbed the corporate ladder at Bank of America, but a health scare also taught her the importance of self-care.
By Katrina Louis | September 24, 2019
Chime Solutions, a Black-owned Georgia company, will expand to Charlotte
In a suburb of Atlanta, the company employs about 1,500 people in a call center that offers customer service support.
By Glenn Burkins | September 24, 2019
This One’s for Us: #TeamBlkGrlFly launches weeklong celebration of Black womanhood
Creative entrepreneur Davita Galloway and #TeamBlkGrlFly are hosting a week of events culminating with their signature event, A Seat at the Table Awards.
By Sabrina Clark | September 19, 2019
This yogi is centering Charlotte’s underserved communities
Soul Liberation Holistic Wellness holds some yoga sessions just for Black queer folks. Here’s why you shouldn’t feel excluded.
By Emiene Wright | August 29, 2019
Black real estate association educates and advocates for industry pros and homebuyers
Charlotte Crown is part of the oldest minority trade group and working to increase African American homeownership.
By Dante Miller | August 27, 2019