Barringer Academic Center will be renamed in honor of Charles H. Parker, a community builder who was born into slavery
The school board voted 8-0 to rename the school in Parker’s honor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 13, 2021
CPCC and JCSU announce new transfer program for students pursuing four-year degrees
Under "JCSU Connect" students at the community college will be offered a seamless pathway to a JCSU degree.
By Sarafina Wright | April 9, 2021
Charlotte salon owner launches product line for natural hair
When the Covid-19 pandemic shut down her South Boulevard salon, Lisa Fuller used her time away from the shop to accelerate her business plan.
By Sarafina Wright | April 7, 2021
JCSU virtual-reality project to showcase Black neighborhoods torn apart by urban renewal
Using grants totaling $307,000, researchers at the school will use computer technology to reconstruct the former Brooklyn and Greenville neighborhoods.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 5, 2021
‘NoteWorthy’ concert series, a new collaboration to promote equity in Charlotte music scene
The six-episode concert performance series pairs classical musicians with Black and Brown artists from different genres.
By Katrina Louis | March 26, 2021
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Here's how to get your engagement photo shoot, wedding or vow renewal featured on QCity Metro.
By QCity Metro | March 21, 2021
‘Hometown’: Uptown billboards feature local scenes and work of local artist
Lauren Woods, 28, was among 32 Black photographers chosen by Apple to shoot scenes in the towns where they grew up.
By Glenn Burkins | March 19, 2021
Charlotte playwright spotlights social justice in latest works
Breana Venable's "Unarmed & Dangerous" leads new series from Theatre Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | March 18, 2021
Charlotte art gallery owner showcases African culture and mission to improve lives of his countrymen
Zimbabwean native Calstain Ganda centers African artists in painting and sculpture collections throughout the University City art gallery.
By Katrina Louis | March 11, 2021
Pop-up skating rink coming to University City
Screamin' Wheels and Blades will host "Pop Up and Roll" on April 10 and April 24 outside of Armored Cow Brewery in University City.
By Katrina Louis | March 8, 2021