This couple is keeping STEAM education front and center during the pandemic

Kosal and Tanisha Chea talk about being business partners in their education venture, Idea Lab Kids.
By Katrina Louis | February 23, 2021

Red@28th opens in Dilworth this weekend

The literary lounge and hookah bar takes over location formerly occupied by People's Market
By Katrina Louis | February 17, 2021

Black Entrepreneurship Week goes virtual Feb. 22-26

Carolina Small Business Development Fund's annual event provides information and resources for Black entrepreneurs.
By QCity Metro | February 17, 2021

Wells Fargo to invest in Black-owned banks, including two in the Carolinas

In March 2020, just as the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Wells Fargo pledged up to $50 million to strengthen Black-owned banks.
By Glenn Burkins | February 15, 2021

Inside Paradise Equity Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm

Financial advisor and former NFL player Robert Mackey leads this sports and entertainment investment firm.
By Katrina Louis | February 15, 2021

RV travel inspired these dentists to launch new venture

Robert and Lorette Polite-Young launched Melanin Parks after they discovered RV travel during the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | February 12, 2021

After nearly closing, the West End Fresh Seafood Market keeps its doors open

Owner Bernetta Powell says 2020 tested her faith, but she stayed committed to serving her community.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | February 9, 2021

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library names new CEO and chief librarian

Nationally recognized library leader Marcellus "MT" Turner to begin April 1.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

Charlotte clothing boutiques weather pandemic challenges

Local clothing retailers share ups and downs of business as many Charlotte workers remain at home.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

Black hair goes green: One woman’s push to make synthetic hair eco-friendly

Rebundle founder and CEO Ciara Imani May is reimagining synthetic hair and reducing plastic waste.
By Katrina Louis | February 4, 2021