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The $922 million school-bond package on the Nov. 7 ballot is about more than bricks and mortar; it truly speak to opportunity.

It’s time to get off the sidelines to address community concerns

Just because a candidate has black skin does not mean that he or she will best advocate for the needs […]

Join Qcitymetro for an On the Table CLT discussion Oct. 25 at Camp North End

We’ll be discussing ways to make our community more inclusive and the role Qcitymetro can play in that countywide effort.

Wow! What a week (Oct. 8-13)

Black pastors take a knee in Charlotte; Detroit has a watermelon scandal; and Donald Trump is still a moron.

Wow! What a Week (Oct 2-6)

Cam Newton gets a lesson about sexism; Republican Tim Murphy gets a lesson about tipping; and rapper B.o.B. needs a lesson in astronomy.

Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue must go

In journalism, a reporter’s credibility is everything. When that is gone, not much is left. Sadly, Observer sports reporter Jourdan […]

Talkback: What readers are saying about Cam Newton and ‘routes’

We like to spark conversations on our Morning Brew newsletter. Then we stand back and listen. Talkback is a sampling […]

Wow! What a week

Clarence Thomas stalks Anita Hill; Jane Fonda gets dissed by Megyn Kelly; and Ray Lewis can’t decide if he’s kneeling or praying.

News & Buzz

Charlotte Works to launch $4.2 million Careers4All program

The nonprofit workforce development board will target new resources in areas of Mecklenburg County where unemployment rates are in the...


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...


Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.


Joel Ford will seek re-election to his N.C. Senate seat

The three-term Democrat, who failed in his quest to be Charlotte's mayor, announced his re-election bid on Wednesday, hours after...


Magic & Mystery
Community Blood Drive
Beyond Snap! Crackle! Pop!™ with Linda Williams, Arts Talk Luncheon
A Charlotte Discussion With Michael Twitty
An Evening with Sheri Reynolds