Voices

You don’t get to use me: This black girl is tired of doing the heavy lifting

I have a whole list of Regular Black Girl Problems, and you want me to come to a meeting and try to make you legit?

Black women are too busy saving America to make friends.

Black women are going to do their own thing, regardless of what the rest of the world is doing. They have been going it alone for a while now.

Wow! What a week

Stacey Dash will run for Congress. Johnny C. Taylor, formerly of Charlotte, is Trump’s top advisor on HBCUs. And despite the financial success of “Black Panther,” leading roles remain scarce for black actors.

ANSWER Scholarship is helping local mothers attend college

The nonprofit also assists with mentoring and career guidance.

Stop blaming ‘the media’ for how the CIAA gets covered

Through no fault of its own, the tournament has been marred by isolated violence, but don’t expect news organizations to look the other way.

Reading is good for the soul — and fundamental to life success, however you define it

Indulge your passion with these Black History Month book lists and help a child in your life learn to love reading and reading to learn.

Can we talk? Let’s bridge the racial divides that separate women in Charlotte

Can we talk, Ladies? We are the Charlotte Women’s March, and we would like to make your acquaintance. We are […]

Let’s stay connected: Qcitymetro now offers news alerts

Qcitymetro are taking steps to keep you better informed as some social media sites cut back on local news.

Rules for going back to the real world after Black Panther weekend

My husband and I were late for all our morning appointments because we are the world’s geekiest comic book lover […]

‘What’s Columbine?’

Forty-seven days into 2018 and the United States has witnessed two mass shootings at schools. If that doesn’t leave us angry, then we are as much the problem as those who perpetrate these horrendous crimes.

Wow! What a week

What do Black Panther, Bigfoot and Omarosa Manigault all have in common? Humorist Gerald Terrell takes aim at each as he looks back on some of the week’s news stories.

Wow! What a week (Feb. 4-9)

Televangelist Gloria Copeland offers a remedy for flu. In Philly, it ain’t a riot unless Black Lives Matter shows up. And Chrisette Michelle set to perform Saturday in Rock Hill.

Economic opportunity. Upward mobility.  Access to the American Dream.

Lee Institute is reaching out to bring its Greater Good program to communities of color, millennials, underrepresented neighborhoods, LGBT groups and others whose voices are essential to our local nonprofit boards.

Wow! What a week! (Jan. 28-Feb.2)

The n-word controversy lands at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. CBC members wear Kente cloth to State of the Union. White nationalist says he can’t find a lawyer in ol’ Virginia to represent him.

On the town with Toni (Feb. 2-4)

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Charlotte? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

News & Buzz

Debra Campbell hired as Asheville city manager

Campbell has served as Charlotte's assistant city manager since 2014.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

People

Debra Campbell hired as Asheville city manager

Campbell has served as Charlotte's assistant city manager since 2014.

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