Entertainment

2010 Pride Awards

The annual black-tie dinner will honor individuals, including Dr. David Jacobs, who make our communities socially and environmentally sustainable.

Carolina Chocolate Drops perform in York

This a young African-American group specializing in traditional string band music

Black Chamber holiday celebration

Party with some of the Qcity’s top business professionals.

A party to benefit those in need

For the second year, The Sol Kitchen & Friends will present "The Gathering," a party to benefit those less fortunate.

Holiday toy drive to benefit local school

Sponsors are seeking toys and clothing to benefit students at Walter G. Byers Elementary School.

Wilson Middle School to host cookoff

Dads, uncles, grandfathers and male friends will fire up their grills and prepare their best dishes. A winner will be selected by the audience.

And then he was black

STYLE ESSENTIALS
By Lashawnda K. Becoats

Tiger Woods has always been peculiar to me. He spent so much time early in
his career making sure the world knew he was “Cablinasian,” not black. I suspect he’s gotten the memo now.

‘I Am Still a Revolutionary’

A symposium at Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate the life of 1960s Chicago Black Panther organizer Fred Hampton.

A 1970s party at the Gantt Center

Break out the Afro puffs and bell-bottom pants; the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture is hosting a ’70s-era fundraiser.

Oprah will interview the Obamas for Christmas show

Oprah gets an exclusive interview with the Obamas just in time for the holidays.

Man of Style

William "BJ" Brown is a self-described "suit-and-tie guy," but he doesn’t shy from the latest styles.

At the risk of repeating myself…

THE SPORTS NUT

It’s time for a quarterback change for the Carolina Panthers.

Police investigate suspicious death

Investigators on Saturday found the body of 24-year-old Luis Miguel Catalan inside a burning car in northwest Charlotte.

Battered and bruised, the Panthers face a tough test

In Sunday’s game against the (4-6) New York Jets, the Carolina Panthers’ toughest foe may be its extensive injury list.

CMPD will boost holiday patrols

Officers will focus high-traffic shopping areas. Known and repeat offenders will get special attention, CMPD says.

News & Buzz

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

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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

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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