Get to know these nonprofits competing in SEED20 OnStage

Meet some of the nonprofits competing for cash prizes at SEED20 OnStage. To win, they will have to tell their story – who they are and why they matter.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 21, 2019

FedEx offers more than $200,000 in Small Business Grant Contest

Ten businesses will receive cash, prizes and business support; contest closes March 25.
By QCity Metro Staff | March 4, 2019

Former Carolina Panthers awarded NFL grants for their foundation work

Steve Smith and Charles Tillman among former NFL players recently awarded funds to further work of their nonprofit organizations.
By Kallan Louis | March 3, 2019

CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is Black history and women’s history rolled into one

Qcitymetro managing editor Katrina Louis talks with the CIAA commissioner about Bennett College, the importance of HBCUs and why her representation matters.
By Katrina Louis | February 28, 2019

Local culinary favorite, Chef Greg Collier, nominated for James Beard Award

Greg Collier, owner of The Yolk cafe and executive chef at Loft & Cellar, is the first black chef from Charlotte to earn a James Beard Award nomination.
By Sabrina Clark | February 28, 2019

Hornets executive succeeds in business, but helping youth on and off the court brings greater success

Beyond his role as a leader for Charlotte's NBA franchise, Fred Whitfield has spent nearly 40 years ensuring that youth have skills on and off the court.
By Kallan Louis | February 25, 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

Charlotte welcomes Black Enterprise summit back for second year

The four-day conference returns to Charlotte and will bring together more than 1,200 entrepreneurs of color with a special focus on tech-driven innovation.
By Katrina Louis | February 18, 2019

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