Pandemic isn’t stopping these HBCU homecomings

These North Carolina HBCUs are rounding out homecoming season with virtual festivities.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 21, 2020

In Historic West End, neighbors bond and learn community history on slow, Sunday walks

The idea for a "West Side Walk and Talk" had been percolating for years, but then came the long, hot summer of 2020.
By Emiene Wright | October 20, 2020

Charlotte Art League and poet Jah Smalls host adults-only drive-in poetry slam

Subject matter and language are usually PG-13, but this Sunday's poetry slam is adults-only.
By Janey Tate | October 15, 2020

‘I will not be put into a box’: Media personality Ohavia Phillips proudly embraces her Afro-Latina heritage

The local influencer shares how her diverse heritage fuels her passion for community and drives her work in media.
By Janey Tate | October 13, 2020

Charlotte artists’ “Off The Plantation” exhibit spotlights impact of American capitalism

The two-part exhibition opening this weekend is led and curated by six Charlotte-based artists known to challenge the art world norms.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020

Mary T. Harper, Gantt Center co-founder, dies at age 84

Harper and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey established the space that evolved into the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
By Janey Tate | October 2, 2020

SouthEnd ARTS debuts “JUSTICE” virtual art gallery and speaker series

The documentary-style virtual exhibit features artists showing what justice means to them through their creative process.
By Janey Tate | October 1, 2020

Patriarch of A.E. Grier & Sons and Grier Heights community remembered

The fourth generation of Griers push forward with the family business.
By Sarafina Wright | September 30, 2020

Artist Gil Horne Jr. debuts “Blackboy” exhibit

Horne explores the complex experience of growing up Black in his latest exhibition, "Blackboy," open Sept. 25-30.
By Janey Tate | September 24, 2020

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library launches initiative amplifying Black stories

The library system's first equity program initiative spotlights works by authors Nikole Hannah-Jones, Toni Morrison, Michael Eric Dyson and more.
By Sarafina Wright | September 17, 2020