RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte’s Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Ms. Elsie’s Caribbean B&B: A tropical getaway tucked in the Charlotte suburbs

The black-owned bed-and-breakfast represents five generations of businesswomen and Caribbean heritage.

The salt room at this Matthews spa is a busy person’s dream

Angela Strother left her 28-year corporate America career to focus on self-care. It turned into a venture to relieve stress for others.

Jamaican Jerk NC: no frills necessary for this taste of the islands

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

Get to know the Lockwood Legends house and its fight against gentrification

The House of Lemond keeps it dapper for pop-up collaboration

No Grease! barbershop will feature The House of Lemond at its couture fashion event on Sept. 28.

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

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.

News & Buzz

CIAA in talks with 3 cities to host popular basketball tournament

The tournament will remain in Charlotte through 2020, but after that...who knows?

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...

Health

7 tips for staying fit during the holidays

The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

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25 female politicians honored during local “Celebration of Women Elected to Office”

The Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during their annual recognition ceremony.

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Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland
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Northwest School of the Arts Choral Concert
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