Commentary

Why Prince’s death hit me especially hard

(Commentary) Whenever I’m happy. Or sad. Whenever I feel loved. Or feel alone. Prince was there with the perfect lyric and the perfect note.

On the Town with Toni (April 1 – April 3)

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

[Commentary] In Chicago, Trump got a dose of his own medicine

On Friday, March 11, Donald Trump and his supporters should have stayed at home, because his kind of activity doesn’t play well in “Gangster Town.”

Okay, fellas, I wanna get in your pants

Now that I have your attention, can we talk about prostate cancer?

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 5: Get Your Finances In Order

Many dream of starting their own business. In this week’s installment, Donna Maria talks about the financial steps necessary.

Opinion: Diversity is best for all CMS students

In an open letter to school board members, Qcity resident Brandi Williams says its time to deconstruct the current system to create equity and fairness for all CMS families.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 4: Pave the Way for a Smooth Departure

This week, I’m continuing my 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur series. Our steps so far: Step 1: […]

Our school board has failed us

(COMMENTARY) As the CMS board undertakes the thorny issue of student assignment, every decision it makes will now be viewed through the prism of Tuesday night’s racially divided vote.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 3: Consult your family

This week, I’m continuing my 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur series. Our steps so far: Step 1: […]

The (continuing) maturation of Cam Newton

The Panthers quarterback didn’t exactly cover himself with honor following the team’s 24-10 loss to the Broncos.

Cam Newton and the tired old double standard

Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins takes an unfair shot at Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, reviving the age-old double standard for black quarterbacks.

Remembering Maurice White: My 40-year love affair with Earth Wind & Fire

News of Maurice White’s death hit me hard. Although I may have competition for the title, I just knew I was Earth, Wind & Fire’s No. 1 fan.

12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur: Step 2: Research industry options

Earlier this month, I shared 12 Steps to Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur, Step 1. The focus there was on […]

Is it time to hang the ‘greatness’ tag on these Carolina Panthers?

If this Carolina Panthers team goes on to win the Super Bowl, they should be talked about as one of the best of all times.

I’ve seeeen ‘The Revenant,’ and Jada is right

After two hours in a theater watching this lame film that garnered 12 Oscar nomination, I have a much clearer understanding of why Jada Pinkett-Smith is boycotting this year’s ceremony

News & Buzz

Carol Anderson, author of ‘White Rage,’ to speak at Levine Museum on Sept. 26

History professor traces white backlash against black progress from Reconstruction to the election of Barack Obama.

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

It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...

Faith

Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church's investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with...

People

20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades...

QcityEVENTS

9.25
Topgolf Leagues
9.26
K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace Author Talk Featuring Carol Anderson
9.28
Mothers and Sons
9.28
Gantt After Dark – Fall Kolors
9.29
Stories Untold: A Communal Dinner