Entertainment

New music: Usher

According to “Papers,” the future ex-Mrs. Usher played a big role in the break-up.

Singer Tyrese creates new comic book character

The actor/singer has created the first ever digital comic book.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to host Nobel Peace Prize Concert

The Smiths say they are humbled and honored to be a part of this world-wide event.

N.C. artist on display at Gantt Center

David Wilson, an African American artist from Apex, created the colorful glass panels now hanging along the Stonewall Street side of the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

Kanye West: If He Did It

If West’s and Taylor Swift’s moment was all a ruse, they’ve pulled the biggest scam this year.

Harding High’s marching band to perform in inaugural parade

The band was selected from 1,382 organizations that applied to participate. The school now must raise raise about $30,000 to cover transportation, lodging and meals.

Fantasia’s Charlotte home may be sold at foreclosure

The $1.3 million home on Bevington Place will be auctioned off at noon on Jan. 12 if the American Idol doesn’t fork over late payments, county records show

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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50 Years: Dr, King’s “Then” and Our “Now”
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Know Your Value, Know Your Worth – Charlotte Corporate Women’s Network
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Community Pie Social
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Movie Night with The 100: AVENGERS: Infinity War Movie Premiere