Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

Chiante Wester named new women’s basketball coach at Livingstone College

During her 13-year tenure as an assistant coach at Virginia State, Wester was part of a coaching staff that produced more than 200 wins.

Kemba Walker out as free agency frenzy begins

After eight seasons, Kemba Walker plans to leave the Charlotte Hornets to join the Boston Celtics. He’s expected to sign a four-year, $141 million contract with the Celtics.

Ice Cube’s BIG3 returns to Charlotte with familiar faces on the court

BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league co-founded by Ice Cube, tips off Week 2 of its schedule with former Charlotte players like Al Jefferson, Baron Davis and others.

Justices take federal courts out of political gerrymandering question

“We conclude that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts,” Roberts wrote in an opinion Thursday.

Black women entrepreneurs gather to address disparities, dispel myths and offer solutions

A recent article sparked talks of Black women’s entrepreneurial experiences in Charlotte. The result was Monday’s State of Black Women Entrepreneurs in CLT town hall.

Queen City HBCU Cookout is set for July 27

Local chapters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities will show off school pride and connect with future students.

Journal: 2019 Black Enterprise FWD Conference

Black Enterprise returned to Charlotte for its 24th annual entrepreneurs’ summit rebranded as FWD. Qcitymetro writer Jonathan Limehouse recaps the event.

Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a […]

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CMS suspends Superintendent Clayton Wilcox

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“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

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Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

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Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

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7.16
Dialogue with Dads
7.17
Charlotte Chorale Auditions
7.17
Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
7.18
Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
7.19
“These Shoes Don’t Fit” – One Night Only