Charlotte lights up to honor Juneteenth; she made it happen
Uptown skyscrapers will display Pan-African flag colors this weekend in honor of Juneteenth.
By Sarafina Wright | June 18, 2020
Livingstone College to host phone-a-thon on Juneteenth
The 141-year-old HBCU's fundraising campaign will air live on YouTube and feature six DJs.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 17, 2020
Juneteenth celebrations commemorate “Black Independence Day” as communities fight for justice
Local celebrations adjust for social distancing as Juneteenth marks its 155th anniversary.
By Loán Lake | June 15, 2020
Juneteenth celebration back in drive
Covid-19 put the brakes on original plans, but community advocates came together to put the event back on track.
By Brandi Williams | June 14, 2020
Black Dads Speak: “I think the most important thing about fatherhood is being available.”
As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte creative Jah Smalls shares his perspective on being a Black man and Black dad in today's social climate.
By Katrina Louis | June 11, 2020
Black Dads Speak: “Your family is relying on you, so you’re holding in your emotions”
As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte business owner Kevin Gatlin shares his perspective on being a Black man and Black dad in today's social climate.
By Katrina Louis | June 10, 2020
Black Lives Matter mural covers uptown Charlotte street
Local creatives use art as activism to install Black Lives Matter mural on Tryon Street.
By Katrina Louis | June 9, 2020
McCrorey Heights residents say ‘census parade’ had good intentions but poor timing
Neighbors say they weren't informed about the Parade of Counts, which traveled through their neighborhood triggering troubling memories of recent protests.
By Katrina Louis | June 8, 2020
Black Lives Matter messages defaced at local high school
Ardrey Kell High School is once again the subject of racism on campus.
By Kallan Louis | June 7, 2020
Clergy and college students host daytime protests calling for justice and change
Day Three of demonstrations follow consecutive nights of unrest.
By Katrina Louis | June 1, 2020