Charlotte joins nation in George Floyd protests
City’s notable activists raise concerns about mystery organizer.
By Kallan Louis & Katrina Louis | May 30, 2020
Natacha Candio infuses her Haitian heritage into Charlotte’s food scene
The 34-year-old is making her mark on Charlotte’s food scene by expanding its access to authentic Caribbean food.
By Loán Lake | May 29, 2020
Livingstone College awarded $500,000 grant to preserve historic Monroe Street School site
The award is one of 51 projects funded by the African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 28, 2020
This plant lover is on a quest to show Black men have green thumbs too
Stay-at-home restrictions allowed 31-year-old Barry Greene more time for his passion: plants. It's a passion he hopes catches on with more Black men.
By Sabrina Clark | May 21, 2020
Site of historic ‘Friendship Nine’ sit-in to undergo renovations
Plans include a restaurant that will incorporate the lunch counter and stools from McCrory’s department store in its design.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 13, 2020
Black Mamas Say, a tribute project debuting on Mother’s Day
Native Charlotteans Brandi Williams and Raven Barrett have partnered to create Black Mamas Say, a social-media dedication to the moms in our lives.
By Sabrina Clark | May 8, 2020
National HBCU Commencement Celebration to recognize 2020 graduates
The virtual celebration on May 16 will highlight the achievements of graduates from historically Black institutions across the country.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 4, 2020
Charlotte Pride, Black Pride cancel 2020 celebrations
Charlotte's annual LGBTQ celebrations are the latest victims of the Covid-19 pandemic.
By QCity Metro Staff | April 28, 2020
“Live from the Print Shop,” a new stage for Carolina creatives
Series debuts May 1 featuring local artist performances broadcasted from MacFly Fresh Printing Company.
By Loán Lake | April 28, 2020
Hair Under Quarantine: Do’s and don’ts for home hair care
Tutorials and hair tips to keep your tresses healthy and looking good while sheltered in place.
By Shameika Rhymes | April 24, 2020