Commentary

[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

Win tickets to see “The Children of Children Keep Coming”

Qcitymetro will give away tickets to see the upcoming OnQ production of “The Children of Children Keep Coming.” This epic […]

The King holiday, 30 years later

COMMENTARY: Although the issues of today loom large, but I still believe in the ministry and message of the “drum major for justice.”

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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