At the Charlotte Art League, a new exhibition inspired by today’s political climate

In addition to about a dozen paintings, the show includes spoken word, improv acts, and music. Organizers hope it will spark conversations.
By Olivia Todd | August 14, 2020

Community Link stands in the gap as evictions loom

Now that eviction moratoriums have expired, the local nonprofit is preparing for the influx of people who will need help to find housing.
By Sarafina Wright | August 13, 2020

‘We Are Hip Hop’: Blumenthal launches new fall festival

The four-day event will feature national and local artists and dancers, DJs, spoken word poets, graffiti artists and more.
By Glenn Burkins | August 13, 2020

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles apologizes for city’s past discrimination

The mayor's apology follows ongoing talks with the group Restorative Justice CLT, which seeks to address the city’s wealth gap.
By Glenn Burkins | August 12, 2020

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