Commentary

At JCSU, book spotlights 10 black men of Northwest Corridor

I also talked with Ronald Carter about the school’s search for a new president.

Sculpture is a stunning tribute to native son Romare Bearden

New public artwork by Bearden peer, Richard Hunt, pays tribute to Charlotte-born artist’s life and works.

Wow!!! What a week (Sept. 10-15)

Joel Ford got dissed. Hillary is still whining. And the Cleveland Browns achieve world peace. Just some of the nonsense that happened this week.

5 takeaways from the Charlotte primary vote

Charlotte will have a new mayor come December. Incumbent Jennifer Roberts got bounced in Tuesday’s Democratic primary by Mayor Pro […]

Wow!!! What a Week

A humorous look back at some of the week’s top news stories.

Confederate statues preserve Southern heritage — the way Klan billboards did

Monuments to the Confederacy are nothing more than a campaign to counter our nation’s true history while opposing efforts toward equality and human rights for blacks.

Celebrate mom and the ‘other mothers’ in your life

Let’s broaden the mom circle to include the people who “mother” us without having the official title.

Talk Back: Should Ray Rice get a second shot at the NFL?

Qcitymetro readers offer some opinions about the former Baltimore Ravens running back who famously assaulted the women he would later marry.

‘LA 92’ is great drama but sheds no light on a dark chapter in American history

Directors of the two-hour documentary said they wanted the film to “hold up a mirror to society” without force-feeding the viewer. In that they succeeded

Talk Back: Are we too soft on Patrick Cannon, and how local is the Charlotte Jazz Festival?

A reader suggests that Charlotte’s black community is too quick to forgive our former mayor. Another raised questions about this week’s Charlotte Jazz Festival.

A trip through time at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Astounding array of material at national African American history museum provokes a range of emotions, teaches some new lessons.

When life reveals its magic

How a little girl’s act of kindness transformed an ordinary weed into a gift of extraordinary beauty.

Collaboration is key to success for black women entrepreneurs

As black women in business, we must view one another as potential collaborators, not as competitors.

A Drunken, Sad Song to Barack Obama

It’s been a month since former President Barack Obama left the White House, and Qcitymetro contributor D. Barbara McWhite is feeling poetic.

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...

Entertainment

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...

Health

Why women should weight train

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

Faith

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.

People

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...

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Magic & Mystery
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Community Blood Drive
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An Evening with Sheri Reynolds
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A Charlotte Discussion With Michael Twitty