Five Points business district gets new branding campaign

How does a historically black community embrace change without losing its cultural identity? For much of the last three years, […]

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

The Roy Moore story you may have missed. Omarosa Manigault is forced to walk the plank. While here in Charlotte, we learn of Joel Ford’s $51,940 severance check.

What the Doug Jones victory in Alabama should teach black voters

If you’re wondering how blacks in America can confront this new wave of racial hostility, look south to what just happened in Alabama.

Wow! What a week (Dec. 3-8)

Wow! What a Week. The Russians have been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee discovered the […]

Wow! What a week (Nov. 26-Dec. 1)

Trump does it again; the list of famous men accused of sexual harassment keeps growing; and some Charlotte Republicans still can’t accept the fact that they lost…bigly.

Wow! What a week (Nov. 12-17)

Wow! What a Week Congrats to 300 South Tryon for finally opening this week. This building is in the perfect […]

When Prince Charming is simply a frog wanting to be kissed

Most single women aren’t interested in dating a married man, but that doesn’t stop some men from trying.

Friends for life: Addressing the Opportunity Task Force recommendations

A proven model will soon begin helping Charlotte’s most vulnerable children escape poverty. It will be a long but worthwhile journey.

In all we do, Foundation For The Carolinas seeks to inspire and empower

In seeking solutions to complex problems, our goal is to serve our community and our fundholders in whatever capacity is needed.

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Our smartest investment

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.

News & Buzz

Dates, details emerge for Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Charlotte

The annual event is returning to Charlotte for the first time since 2008.


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...


Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...


Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where...


Youth Workshops in Clay by Clayworks
On-the-job training grant info session for career-seekers
The Knowledge Series: Part 3
LIFT- Young Adult Ministry of Nations Ford Community Church presents: #Relationshipgoals
Talk Series presented by LATIBAH Tours: The Middle Passage