Charlotte Black Restaurant Week set for Oct. 21-27

Organizers are driving attention and business toward Black-owned restaurants to help keep doors open.

Women’s Business Center of Charlotte leader breaks down the numbers for women-owned businesses

Natalie Williams shares the data on women-owned businesses and what it means for Charlotte’s Black women entrepreneurs.

Mecklenburg County launches small business loan program

The $2.75 million fund is intended to help small businesses that often cite access to capital as a barrier and aims to address racial disparities.

Hue House is bringing creatives of color to the forefront

The new creative agency is building bridges between creatives of color and Charlotte’s cultural and government institutions.

Artist Whitney Austin shares how tragedy inspired her to bet on herself

The millennial gallery owner is following her passion and people are taking notice.

Local barbershop makes history with Walmart partnership

Lucky Spot Barbershop celebrated its grand opening as the first Black-owned barbershop located within Walmart stores.

Have doors closed for good on Sports One bar in uptown Charlotte?

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the bar owes nearly $237,000 in unpaid taxes, and its owner, Peter Thomas, has been hit with a lawsuit.

Q&A with Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders, boardroom leader and self-care advocate

Charlotte native Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders has climbed the corporate ladder at Bank of America, but a health scare also taught her the importance of self-care.

Chime Solutions, a Black-owned Georgia company, will expand to Charlotte

In a suburb of Atlanta, the company employs about 1,500 people in a call center that offers customer service support.

News & Buzz

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20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Weather: So, we’re just going to bypass fall and go straight into winter, huh? Expect sunny days...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...

Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.

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