Search committee struck by her passion to improve the quality of life in Grier Heights and a “very deep commitment to justice.”
Community advocate Tiffany Capers begins as executive director for Grier Heights revitalization nonprofit
Issa Vibe Adventures is connecting people of color to nature, one hike at a time
Three millennials founded Issa Vibe Adventures to expose people of color to outdoor activities across North Carolina, most notably through semimonthly hikes.
Loft & Cellar releases new spring menu full of culture, passion and flair
Executive chef Greg Collier pulls from his Southern roots to reveal a menu that is culturally relevant, rooted in history, but accessible to all.
Big Brothers Big Sisters challenges Charlotte Black men to step up
Black children make up 69% of youth served, but Black men make up less than 11% of volunteers.
Charlotte Black Film Festival highlights the art of storytelling in African American culture
Charlotte Black Film Festival is a local staple and welcomed outlet for showcasing the art and business of filmmaking. The African American Playwrights’ Group looks to serve as another resource.
City North owner says new project will yield ‘broad economic benefits’
Several Black-owned businesses will be displaced, but new owner say his firm is working to make transition easier.
Grab a treat and pop out your laptop at Queen’s Coffee Bar
In creating Queen’s Coffee Bar, local realtor Raina Purvis thought about her own experiences of setting up client meetings in a coffee shop.
Jazz Arts Initiative reveals new name, logo in celebration of 10th anniversary
Organization now called JazzArts Charlotte to reflect role of the community in jazz culture. Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis on hand to help make announcement.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership
The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.
Get to know these nonprofits competing in SEED20 OnStage
Meet some of the nonprofits competing for cash prizes at SEED20 OnStage. To win, they will have to tell their story – who they are and why they matter.
FedEx offers more than $200,000 in Small Business Grant Contest
Ten businesses will receive cash, prizes and business support; contest closes March 25.
Former Carolina Panthers awarded NFL grants for their foundation work
Steve Smith and Charles Tillman among former NFL players recently awarded funds to further work of their nonprofit organizations.
CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is Black history and women’s history rolled into one
Qcitymetro managing editor Katrina Louis talks with the CIAA commissioner about Bennett College, the importance of HBCUs and why her representation matters.
Local culinary favorite, Chef Greg Collier, nominated for James Beard Award
Greg Collier, owner of The Yolk cafe and executive chef at Loft & Cellar, is the first black chef from Charlotte to earn a James Beard Award nomination.
Hornets executive succeeds in business, but helping youth on and off the court brings greater success
Beyond his role as a leader for Charlotte’s NBA franchise, Fred Whitfield has spent nearly 40 years ensuring that youth have skills on and off the court.