Google initiative puts Charlotte arts scene on world stage

Charlotte is first city in the South, and third in the U.S., to be showcased in Google Arts & Culture's global quest to share the unique culture of cities.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 12, 2020

Meet Ron Weathers, a QCity Newcomer

This board-certified physical therapist worked with Duke University athletics and two NBA franchises before opening his own practice in the Charlotte area.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 8, 2020

Block Love Charlotte: Grassroots giving scaled in response to Covid-19

Our spotlight on Black Philanthropy Month continues.
By Sarafina Wright | August 5, 2020

NC reparation efforts focus on ‘generational wealth,’ avoid direct payments

Experts say other North Carolina communities will likely follow suit with reparation efforts — though some reparations advocates have issues with the model used.
By Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez and Anton L. Delgado, NC News Intern Corps | August 2, 2020

The Bold Project: Philanthropy in times of social justice

Charlotte's New Generation of African American Philanthropists leads The Bold Project as Black Philanthropy Month kicks off.
By Sarafina Wright | July 29, 2020

Black-owned catering service brings soul to Crave Charlotte

Personal chef Lisa Brooks led an intimate Southern seafood dinner party for the scaled-down food and drink festival.
By Kallan Louis | July 27, 2020

Senator blocks bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday

Efforts to make Juneteenth a federal holiday intensified amid protests against police brutality and systemic racism in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death.
By Katrina Louis | July 23, 2020

1CLT Film Fest celebrates film community and highlights diversity

Twelve local film groups organized the two-day virtual event featuring over 20 projects from regional, national and international filmmakers.
By Kallan Louis | July 21, 2020

Reuben Vincent reflects on his coming-of-age story and ‘Boy Meets World’ EP

The 19-year-old east Charlotte native continues to show promise as a rising hip-hop artist.
By Kallan Louis | July 14, 2020

Black Teacher Archives: A possible path to equity

The Harvard University-led project launches with research from the state journals of “Colored Teachers Associations,” which operated for more than 100 years.
By Sarafina Wright | July 13, 2020