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A day of celebration for two of Charlotte’s oldest black institutions – JCSU and First Baptist Church-West

Both institutions, currently separated by less than a mile along the Beatties Ford Road corridor, were founded in 1867 – two years after the end of the American Civil War.

In the West African nation of Ghana, Christians embrace faith with fervor

In the capital Accra, it’s common to see people studying the Bible on the bus, and many office workers keep open Bibles on their desks.

Black History For A New Generation

Our children should know about the African American struggle, but more important, they should know about the strength we have as a people to do great things!

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House.”

Tavis P. Brunson, the religious poet for the non-religious, has died in Columbia

The Charlotte poetry community is reeling at the news that beloved poet Tavis P. Brunson died on Tuesday from medical complications. He was only 44.

Gospel singer Richard Smallwood talks about his battle with depression

He made a career telling others about the goodness and mercy of God, but behind the scene, gospel artist Richard Smallwood was hurting.

Barber: Trump victory proves “myth of race” persists in America

Despite Donald Trump’s win, Barber said, those on the political left must remain steadfast in their struggle for social and economic justice.

Why I’m not worried about the outcome of this election

Choosing a candidate this election cycle was not easy, but I exercised my right and responsibility and voted early — and I am at peace.

Writers of Christian fiction and their fans meet in Charlotte for weekend fellowship

The Christian Book Lover’s Retreat, recently held in Charlotte, was a three-day event filled with “faith, fun and fellowship, and a whole lot of books.”

(Video) Hillary Clinton speaks at Charlotte church

Hillary Clinton says the spate of gun violence in the United States shows that “protecting all of God’s children is America’s calling.”

MeckMin to hold ‘listening session’ on faith and race

MeckMin, a Charlotte nonprofit representing nearly 100 local congregations, will sponsor a potluck dinner to examine “the intersection of interfaith understanding and race.”

4 African American pastors sign letters in support of Robert Pittenger

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte was widely criticized when he said those protesting the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott were acting out of “hate” and jealousy of white people.

South Africa bans U.S. pastor over anti-gay views

South African gay and lesbian groups collected more than 60,000 signatures opposing a visit by Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona .

Going against the grain, black church backs Trump for President

On Sunday, Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte’s NoDa community came out strong for the Republican presidential nominee.

News & Buzz

Could this be the year Charlotte makes real progress to fix its affordable housing crisis?

Community Link CEO Floyd Davis, Jr. is hopeful after the recent investment into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis, but poses three...

Entertainment

Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

It’s 2019, and the team at Qcitymetro has a “new attitude”! That’s why one of our lucky Morning Brew newsletter subscribers...

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

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m...

People

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as...

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