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
‘LA 92’ is great drama but sheds no light on a dark chapter in American history
I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt
Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?
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.
Cam Newton is a dad again, but I’m not feeling so young myself
Can I be honest? This week’s news that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor had brought their second child into the world as an unmarried couple left me feeling some kind of way.
A telling need for black history education in the Trump White House
POTUS kicked off his first Black History Month on Wednesday, making it clear that he knows little about African American history. And that he couldn’t care less. Some reaction from around the media:
Social Buzz: 10 great Facebook posts during Obama’s farewell address
Social media was abuzz Tuesday night as President Obama said goodbye as he prepares to exit the White House.
No, the world is not coming to an end
What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the quagmire of problems facing America today? His life and his determined struggle should offer us clues.
5 things I did in 2016 that I hope to do more of in 2017
No New Year’s resolutions here, except a resolve to hold onto some things from 2016 that made me healthier and more content.
A last-minute Christmas outing left me caroling, caroling through the town
I left home looking to pick up a few last-minute gift ideas, but a surly cashier left me singing some old Christmas favorites.
Andrew Murray is right; the evidence does not support a criminal charge in the Keith Scott case
Based on the evidence I saw, no court was ever going to convict CMPD Officer Brentley Vinson for the killing of Keith Scott.
Why Donald Trump won’t win
Barring a political cataclysm between now and election day, Trump will lose because of one basic fact: The American electorate has shifted in ways that few of us fully appreciate.