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

Alpha Kappa Alpha Cash Mob targets four Black-owned restaurants

Charlotte chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. lead “Black Food Tour” Cash Mob to patronize four designated restaurants June 15-23.
By Katrina Louis | June 15, 2019

Win a free registration to the Black Enterprise FWD conference

Qcitymetro is giving two (2) entrepreneurs, or aspiring entrepreneurs, the chance to attend Black Enterprise’s FWD conference June 19-22 at […]
By QCity Metro Staff | June 13, 2019

Cookie Hustle: Local Girl Scout sold 4,203 Girl Scout Cookies, breaks record

Nine-year-old Maddie Miller became the 2019 Girl Scouts Hornets' Council Top Seller and Record Breaker after selling over 4,000 Girl Scout Cookies.
By Jonathan Limehouse | June 10, 2019

Harlem Beer Distributing is looking to diversify Charlotte’s craft beer scene

The Black-owned beer distributor includes Harlem Brewing Company, a craft beer brand created by Shaw University graduate Celeste Beatty.
By Katrina Louis | May 20, 2019