NCCU senior Tyler Fisher uses past struggles to inspire current writings

The Charlotte native has self-published three books -- all drawn from his early years growing up in poverty.
By Jalon Hill | August 11, 2021

Take a walking tour of historic Brooklyn with a new mobile app

The KnowCLT app, developed by Levine Museum of the New South and Johnson C. Smith University, allows users to step back in time to visit the historic Black neighborhood razed in the 1960s.
By Jalon Hill | August 5, 2021

At Historic Brattonsville, stories emerge of ‘freedom seekers’ who didn’t wait for emancipation

A new exhibit at the McConnells, S.C., site will tell the stories of four enslaved men who ran away to freedom.
By Lindsey Banks | July 27, 2021

Cultural immersion series kicks off with an ode to house music

Local group hosts "A Vibe Outside" to highlight Black influences in three music subgenres and promote homeownership.
By Katrina Louis | July 23, 2021

Get immersed in Haitian culture at upcoming Carolina Haitian Food Festival

The Labor Day weekend festival will feature Haitian food, music, vendors and children's activities.
By Katrina Louis | July 12, 2021

“Nu Growth” is giving these up-and-coming female creatives a platform to shine

Art collective BLKMRKTCLT hosts "Nu Growth" series, featuring six Black women, in celebration of four-year anniversary.
By Lindsey Banks | July 8, 2021

Levine Museum of the New South looks back as it prepares for change

Museum officials say selling the uptown building is part of their strategy to be digital-first and community-centered.
By Lindsey Banks | July 1, 2021

Black Music Month: Singer-Songwriter Destiny Stone recounts her feature on “Delilah” TV series

The Salisbury music teacher was among a pool of local creatives involved in the debut season of the Oprah Winfrey Network series.
By Lindsey Banks | June 24, 2021

Charles Sifford, ‘the Jackie Robinson of golf,’ to be honored with centennial celebration in 2022

Plans to honor the Charlotte native include a feature-length documentary on Sifford’s life, re-release of his autobiography and more.
By Katrina Louis | June 21, 2021

Recent hires and new programming is giving Blumenthal a new look

How Blumenthal Performing Arts is addressing inclusivity through its leadership and programs.
By Lindsey Banks | June 17, 2021