Voices

Let’s talk about African-Americans and Charlotte’s craft beer scene

There’s a niche of black people who enjoy craft beer. Can we play a role in Charlotte’s brewery boom?

Justice is no longer blind with Kavanaugh confirmation

With the impending confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, we’re witnessing the continued erosion of the justice system.

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams’ treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times better than everyone else.

Brands must take a stance to survive. Nike made itself clear with Colin Kaepernick ad

A post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) on Sep 3, 2018 at 12:20pm PDT “Believe in something. Even if it […]

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

An open letter to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys

Dear Jerry Jones, Oh say can YOU see? You have fumbled an opportunity to intercept a lie and use your […]

Can the StoryMining250 project make us less divided?

Levine Museum of the New South’s oral history initiative seeks to build bridges among differences.

Qcitymetro has a new managing editor, and that’s exciting

As the website’s top editor, Katrina Louis will be responsible for, among other things, deciding what content gets published.

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about […]

In fighting to oppose the RNC in Charlotte, LaWana Mayfield showed why voters put her in office

As far back as December, Mayfield stood alone among her city council peers as having the prescience to understand just how divisive this issue could become for Charlotte.

Why I don’t want the Republican National Convention in Charlotte

If social and economic mobility is what we claim as our focus, bringing the RNC to Charlotte would be in direct conflict to that.

What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children

As concerned Americans line up to protest President Trump’s ill treatment of immigrant families, a writer asks, where is that same compassion for our U.S.-born children who suffer abuse, neglect and poverty?

Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston

The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city’s residents before making up his mind.

Journalists are there – heading toward the crazy.

The people who cover news are in a fight for your lives, and theirs.

Auntie Maxine might have been wrong, but it felt so good

Why are Democrats still playing nice? America has proven that it worships a thug masculinity that bullies citizens and leads by division.

News & Buzz

Could this be the year Charlotte makes real progress to fix its affordable housing crisis?

Community Link CEO Floyd Davis, Jr. is hopeful after the recent investment into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis, but poses three...

Entertainment

Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

It’s 2019, and the team at Qcitymetro has a “new attitude”! That’s why one of our lucky Morning Brew newsletter subscribers...

Health

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as...

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