Health

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is trying to spread the word to women in low-income households about a free program […]

A dream comes true for a Charlotte fitness entrepreneur

Over the years I’ve taught aerobics classes at the YMCA, churches, rec centers, conferences and health fairs, but I’d never […]

Panel discussion on health and fitness

During CIAA week, Nettie Reeves, a nationally recognized fitness expert, will moderate a panel focused on health and fitness.

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness

NO MORE EXCUSES

Just because you plan to party nonstop for the next few days, that’s no excuse to ignore your body’s fitness needs.

Leaping into Destiny

NO MORE EXCUSES

Stepping out on faith, Candra Davis answered the call to open a Christian-based dance studio. Today, the Leap of Faith Dance
Academy works with youths as well as adults.

Remembering a legacy

NO MORE EXCUSES

As I reflect on the legacy of Dennis Darrell, I’m blessed I had an opportunity to know him.

Fitness by the clock

Use your body’s internal clock to schedule your exercise workouts. A Florida researcher says afternoons are often ideal.

Helping others reach their fitness goals

If you ever thought about running as part of your fitness program, Janis Smith can help get you started.

Fitness on a budget

Staying fit needn’t cost a mint. You can stay on your fitness journey with creativity, a little tweaking and opening yourself to new possibilities.

Belly dancing, anyone?

NO MORE EXCUSES

I never thought belly dancing would be aerobically challenging or give me a good workout. And then I tried it.

Charlotte author blends fitness with faith

NO MORE EXCUSES

Thomas Hundley’s book, “Fit for The King,” does not stress dieting to achieve the perfect look. Rather, it advocates being healthy in the body God means for us to have

A healthy body starts with what you put in it

NO MORE EXCUSES

Planned (home-cooked) meals offer two key benefits: lower calorie intake and better weight control

News & Buzz

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams' treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times...

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...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9...

QcityEVENTS

9.20
Gantt After Dark
9.20
City of Charlotte HNS Job Fair
9.21
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.21
Just Fine: The Mary J Blige Tribute Band – LIVE!
9.21
Black Food Truck Fridays