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This yogi is centering Charlotte’s underserved communities

Soul Liberation Holistic Wellness holds some yoga sessions just for Black queer folks. Here’s why you shouldn’t feel excluded.

Black real estate association educates and advocates for industry pros and homebuyers

Charlotte Crown is part of the oldest minority trade group and working to increase African American homeownership.

Success starts in the morning: Entrepreneurs share their morning routines

A balance of spiritual, mental and physical disciplines help them start their day.

Charlotte pilot establishes private aviation company, exposes youth to diversity-lacking airline industry

Joseph Williams always knew he wanted to be a pilot and own an airline. He’s accomplished both and now he’s sharing his knowledge with Charlotte youth.

10 Charlotte stories to kick off National Black Business Month

August is National Black Business Month, an opportunity to recognize and support Black-owned businesses while focusing attention on the needs […]

Charlotte interior designer opens vintage furniture boutique

After 1 1/2 years without a physical location, Ariene Bethea has opened her design studio in Oakhurst. Her husband owns the business next door.

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier to open Leah & Louise at Camp North End

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier, the husband-and-wife team behind Uptown Yolk, will open Leah & Louise, a Memphis-inspired juke joint […]

National Black MBA Association offers industry insights in Black Think Roundtable report

Business leaders outline challenges and solutions to increase entrepreneurs’ competitiveness in today’s economy.

8 Charlotte couple-preneurs share how they make it work

These Charlotte-based couples show that it is possible to mix business and pleasure. Plus, they offer advice for other would-be couple-preneurs.

The pop-up, podcast and subscription service adding diversity to Charlotte’s literary landscape

These businesses are filling a void left by a lack of Black-owned bookstores.

Workforce Investment Network, a step in the right direction to increase minorities in tech?

Carolina Fintech Hub is hoping that its WIN program will boost diversity in the tech industry and create new pathways for upward mobility.

Single in the Queen City? RBL dating app looks to match Black singles

Joseph Dixon launched Charlotte-based dating site focused on matchmaking for Black singles; nearly 200,000 users active on RBL app.

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.

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.

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.

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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Once On This Island
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