‘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…


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.

Coming Monday: Our Qcity gift guide

By Lashawnda Becoats

I’ll feature products and services made locally by Qcity residents.


Sade announces release date for new album

By Lindsay Pollard

Expect “Soldier of Love” to drop just ahead of Valentine’s Day.

Marian Wright Edelman is coming to the Qcity

The renowned children’s rights advocate will help Seigle Avenue Partners celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Names in the News

Local realtor is named to chair the 2010 CIAA basketball tournament organizing committee.

Who’s bad? MJ wins big at the AMA awards

Michael Jackson is the most honored artist with 23 awards in the American Music Award’s history.

Congrats to Robin Thicke and Paula Patton

The high school sweethearts are expecting their first child in May.

Oprah to call it quits in 2011

The queen of daytime talk will kill the "Oprah Winfrey Show" after 25 years to launch a new venture, published reports say.

News & Buzz

The Mecklenburg Sales & Use Tax Referendum Will Transform Our County

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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...


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

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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....



Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown

Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an...


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