N.C. A&T band members recall band culture as film set to premiere at Charlotte film festival

“Blue & Gold Marching Machine” documentary follows 2018 band season from camp through the “Greatest Homecoming on Earth.”

“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” and other movies that sparked social commentary.

Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a […]

Win tickets to see BIG3 basketball at Spectrum Center

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see BIG3 basketball when it comes to the Spectrum Center on June […]

Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.” […]

Durag Fest returns for another unapologetically Black Juneteenth celebration

Nicknamed the “Met Gala of Durags,” an alternative Juneteenth festival, will take place June 15 at Camp North End. Over 1,200 people attended last year’s inaugural event.

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.

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What’s Happening, CLT: Our curated list of weekend events

There's plenty to do in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.



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...



Black Girls RUN! brings Sweat With Your Sole conference to Charlotte

The three-day conference will gather a nationwide community of runners to encourage a healthy lifestyle for women.


Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.



Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest citizen

Hester McCardell Ford was born in 1904. On Thursday, the 115-year-old was recognized as Charlotte's oldest person.


Free Comedy Night at Pilot Brewing
Take It To The Hill
Dementia Education Conference
WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” Hosts Forum for At-Large City Council Candidates
Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (Preseason)