It’s HBCU Homecoming season, here are the schedules for NC schools

It’s time for football, marching bands, reunions, greek events and all the things we love about HBCU homecomings.

What’s Happening, CLT: Events this weekend in Charlotte (Sept. 20-22)

Cooler temperatures have finally arrived in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

These N.C. schools make list of top HBCU bands

Five Carolina HBCU marching bands make the third annual ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings.

The Midnight Hour is giving a jazzy nod to soul and hip-hop in upcoming Charlotte performance

Collaboration between producer/composer Adrian Younge and A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad stops in Charlotte on Sept. 18.

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her arena tour to Charlotte

That’s good news for those who won’t be in the room for her sold-out appearance at next month’s UNCF luncheon.

Award-winning songwriter Lashawn Daniels has died, music industry reacts

LaShawn Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. He recently hosted a music conference in Charlotte.

HBCU TV show to feature Charlotte hip-hop artist

HBCU Gameday will feature Charlotte native Jabari “Mayor Talib” Bodrick in theme song for its “No Huddle” TV show.

15 things to do in Charlotte this September

Celebrate the end of summer with concerts, festivals, film screenings and other Charlotte happenings in September.

News & Buzz

Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north...

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

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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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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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.

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