As city looks to revamp arts funding, independent artists demand ‘seat at the table’

A group calling itself ART Future is calling for greater transparency and public input as City Council considers the plan.
By Glenn Burkins | May 4, 2021

Black Food & Wine Festival to celebrate chefs, food and culture

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier will launch the inaugural festival weekend Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Camp North End.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2021

West Charlotte student uses pandemic hurdles as fuel for college dreams

The National Student Clearinghouse reports that historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, have seen a decline in enrollment since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | April 20, 2021

On the JCSU campus, new sights and sounds emanate from the iconic Biddle Hall tower

The school has raised money to repair the Biddle Hall clock and bell, and soon nighttime lighting will illuminate the historic clock tower.
By Sarafina Wright | April 13, 2021

Barringer Academic Center will be renamed in honor of Charles H. Parker, a community builder who was born into slavery

The school board voted 8-0 to rename the school in Parker’s honor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 13, 2021

CPCC and JCSU announce new transfer program for students pursuing four-year degrees

Under "JCSU Connect" students at the community college will be offered a seamless pathway to a JCSU degree.
By Sarafina Wright | April 9, 2021

Charlotte salon owner launches product line for natural hair

When the Covid-19 pandemic shut down her South Boulevard salon, Lisa Fuller used her time away from the shop to accelerate her business plan.
By Sarafina Wright | April 7, 2021

JCSU virtual-reality project to showcase Black neighborhoods torn apart by urban renewal

Using grants totaling $307,000, researchers at the school will use computer technology to reconstruct the former Brooklyn and Greenville neighborhoods.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 5, 2021

‘NoteWorthy’ concert series, a new collaboration to promote equity in Charlotte music scene

The six-episode concert performance series pairs classical musicians with Black and Brown artists from different genres.
By Katrina Louis | March 26, 2021

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By QCity Metro | March 21, 2021