Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came […]

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm” as it ministers to the needs of members.

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.

Two Charlotte churches will host fashion show to combat domestic violence

What do you do if you’re a Charlotte pastor looking to shine a spotlight on the problem of domestic violence? […]

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church’s investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with need.

Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys

PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.

‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church 

Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical or verbal assaults.

Church of God in Christ (COGIC) convention draws thousands to Charlotte

The convention, which ends Friday, includes a variety of Christian workshops, music events and educational opportunities for young people.

Charlotte church hit by arson is reborn on Easter with new name, new mission

After a 2015 fire, the dwindling African American congregation was forced to ask itself some painful questions, with the most important being: What is our mission?

News & Buzz

RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte's Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

People

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

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