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National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as a mentor is just as notable.

Black Fathers Rock! ceremony honors local dads and disproves stereotypes

Six Charlotte dads will be crowned in categories such as Father of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Surrogate Father of the Year.

CIAA out of Charlotte, according to source

A source reports that the CIAA basketball tournament, which has been in Charlotte since 2006, will leave the Queen City after its contract expires in 2020.

BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.

3 newsmakers from 2018 and predictions for 2019

As we look back at 2018, we’re reflecting on our biggest newsmakers in arts/culture, business and community — better known […]

LendingTree to create hundreds of high-paying jobs with Charlotte HQ expansion

City officials ensure intentionality about diverse hiring.

Fa-la-la-Land a new job during the holiday season

Want to start the new year in a new job? Now is the time to make a plan. We’ve got the who, what and where to network during this holiday season.

Q&A with The Creator’s Lawyer Ticora Davis, speaker at Facebook Community Boost

Facebook selected this trademark attorney to participate in the two-day event on social media use for business growth.

My entrepreneurship journey: Terrance & Denean Jackson, serial entrepreneurs

The couple owns a flooring company, a clothing brand, an interior design firm and real estate properties.

5 stories of entrepreneurship as we celebrate National Entrepreneurs’ Day

We’re revisiting five of our top feature stories ahead of National Entrepreneurs’ Day on Nov. 20.

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

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

QcityEVENTS

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Knights Fest
3.23
The Queens of Soul Jazz – Jeanette Harris and Althea Rene
3.23
Hop Culture x Resident Culture Present: Juicy Brews March Madness
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Women: Movers of The Movement
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Chip and Dip Day @ Charlotte Regional Farmers Market