“Black Wealth Friday” focuses on investing vs. spending during holiday season
George Acheampong created Black Wealth Friday to help people of color invest 10% of the money they would normally spend on Black Friday.
By Christine Edwards | December 10, 2019
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.
By Katrina Louis | November 12, 2019
Ally, Big Sean and HBCUs address economic mobility with Moguls in the Making
The three-day pitch competition is preparing HBCU students to become future entrepreneurs and members of the business community.
By Katrina Louis | November 5, 2019
Lyft and Charlotte nonprofits partner to give rides to job training and interviews
As part of Lyft's $50 million City Works initiative, the company announced its Jobs Access Program to close transportation gaps for low-income residents.
By Katrina Louis | October 28, 2019
Meck County contracting program set for review
The county is examining how it awards contracts and whether underserved groups are getting a fair share.
By Glenn Burkins | October 21, 2019
Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown
Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an upscale restaurant and jazz club.
By Katrina Louis | October 15, 2019
Charlotte Black Restaurant Week set for Oct. 21-27
Organizers are driving attention and business toward Black-owned restaurants to help keep doors open.
By William Dawson | October 12, 2019
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.
By Christine Edwards | October 8, 2019
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.
By Katrina Louis | October 7, 2019
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.
By Boris "Bluz" Rogers | October 3, 2019