Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame […]
Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list
5 things you can do this week in Charlotte
You can listen to live music, learn what’s in the city’s proposed budget or attend an open house to learn more about adult education.
How a broken washing machine led to a family business
For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother’s washing machine gave out.
In Charlotte, 2 new programs to assist minority-owned businesses
One program will focus on providing business loans to entrepreneurs of color; the other will assist minority business owners looking to contract with the NBA during next year’s All-Star game.
Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s
Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.
Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’
Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.
Amid changes large and small, Levine Museum of the New South names new historian
Willie Griffin, a Charlotte native and scholar in African American history, will join the Levine Museum of the New South on June 4.
5 events this week
A facilitated discussion based on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” State of Black North Carolina Conference. HousingFest with Buddy Guy and Mavis Staples. More
Clarence Boston recognized for his work as local entrepreneur
The Reidsville native received the One Meck Community Recognition Award from U.S. Rep. Alma Adams at the start of National Small Business Week.
Mint Museum exhibition showcases fashion of Oscar de la Renta
Curated by Durham native Andre Leon Talley, former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, the exhibit pays homage to the late, iconic designer’s inspirations and experiences.