The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” and other movies that sparked social commentary.
“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema
Carolina Black Music Month: Lute
West Charlotte rapper Lute (born Luther Nicholson) created some buzz in Charlotte’s hip-hop scene with his first solo project, “West […]
Carolina Black Music Month: Ben E. King
Carolina Black Music Month is spotlighting Ben E. King. King — a native of Henderson, N.C. — is most known for the 1961 timeless hit “Stand By Me.”
Carolina Black Music Month: Nina Simone
Carolina Black Music Month is spotlighting Nina Simone. Music from the Tryon, N.C., native spanned across genres and often included social commentary.
Local arts roundup: Porch Productions celebrates 10 years, ASC names new president
News from Charlotte’s cultural sector: Black-owned youth theater company celebrates its 10th anniversary; the Arts & Science Council names its new leader to begin July 1.
Carolina Black Music Month: Arsena Schroeder
Arsena Schroeder’s path to becoming a singer-songwriter didn’t begin until she was in college. Since then, the independent artist has […]
Carolina Black Music Month: Elevator Jay
Over the years, we’ve seen the emergence of Southern hip-hop in places like Atlanta and Texas. While we witnessed North […]
Common gets vulnerable, talks love and life at Charlotte book event
More than 800 people showed up in support of the award-winning artist, activist and author during the Charlotte stop of his book tour.
Carolina Black Music Month: Anthony Hamilton
Anthony Hamilton is Charlotte’s music royalty. The Grammy Award-winning R&B/Soul singer and songwriter hit it big in 2003 with his […]
Celebrating Carolina artists during Black Music Month
June is Black Music Month, and we’ve curated a list of some of your favorite artists, musicians and writers with Carolina connections.