These tech entrepreneurs are now business partners with their HBCU. What’s next for BatteryXchange?

BatteryXchange co-founders Desmond Wiggan and Aubrey Yeboah bring their portable rental battery kiosks to Winston-Salem State University.
By Katrina Louis | August 17, 2021

At Charlotte’s Black-owned restaurants, pandemic challenges persist

Owners say they continue to struggle with worker shortages, higher food prices and a loss of customers.
By Jalon Hill | August 10, 2021

Social justice app developer named Davidson College’s first Innovator in Residence

Legal Equalizer founder Mbye Njie returns to his alma mater as the inaugural Innovator in Residence at The Hurt Hub@Davidson.
By Katrina Louis | August 9, 2021

Atrium Health projects to spend $100 million annually with minority suppliers by 2026

Magic Johnson-backed venture among a growing roster of minority suppliers included in Atrium Health's renewed supplier diversity efforts.
By Katrina Louis | August 5, 2021

Bank of America donates 10,000 Chromebooks to CMS to address digital divide

Select CMS students were pre-identified to receive a new Chromebook ahead of the 2021-2022 academic year.
By Katrina Louis | July 29, 2021

Global financial group taps Charlotte executive to lead inclusion and diversity for the Americas

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has hired Okeatta Brown as head of inclusion and diversity for the Americas.
By Katrina Louis | July 27, 2021

Linda Lockman-Brooks makes history as CPCC board chair

Charlotte business executive is the first woman and the first Black person to chair the board in Central Piedmont’s 58-year history.
By Katrina Louis | July 26, 2021

Back in office, not looking forward to being the ‘it girl’ on race relations, worker says

Survey reveals 97% of Black professionals want flexible work options as employers transition staff back into longtime vacant offices.
By Katrina Louis | July 26, 2021

ProjectiGive hosts inaugural Social Justice Olympics Summit

The two-week summit will intersect athletics, race, education, economics, health and spirituality to advance social change.
By Lindsey Banks | July 22, 2021

Local woman uses puzzles to reflect diversity and promote mental health

Brittny Horne established Shades of Joy, a Charlotte-based toy company that produces handmade puzzles featuring people of color.
By Lindsey Banks | July 19, 2021