Center for Employment Opportunities is increasing jobs and reducing recidivism for returning citizens

The new Charlotte expansion site aims to reach nearly 800 returning citizens in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by 2024.
By Janey Tate | September 25, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week dates announced

Culinary event extended for an additional week, taking place Oct. 19-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 14, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen wins $25,000 from Discover’s Eat It Forward Program

The program aims to help Black-owned restaurants impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 10, 2020

Beatties Ford Road corridor sets the bar for Charlotte development initiative

Beatties Ford Road kicks off the City of Charlotte's 'corridors of opportunity.' Stakeholders will focus on six corridors around the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 9, 2020

Monica Sauls joins Bojangles as first Chief People Officer

Sauls will become the first-ever African American on Bojangles' senior leadership team.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 8, 2020

Statewide council to focus on Black entrepreneurship

The Council will focus on economically empowering Black people with entrepreneurship, according to NC IDEA Foundation leader.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 4, 2020

Another!? Food Truck debuts with Dirty Mac, Not Your Daddy’s Ribs and more

Chef Anthony Denning returns with a new concept and menu. He was one of three chefs behind the former 225 Street Food truck.
By Katrina Louis | September 2, 2020

How these health entrepreneurs continue to serve up wellness despite pandemic challenges

Three small-business owners in the health sector shed light on a challenging 2020, in the final part of Black Power Moves.
By Kallan Louis | August 31, 2020

Franchisees set to open gourmet hot dog eatery in University City

Local family expands The Original Hot Dog Factory into Charlotte. The restaurant chain became popular after features on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
By Katrina Louis | August 24, 2020