Entertainment

Brothas, know your health numbers

This event at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will test and screen for prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, blood pressure, high cholesterol, body fat, diabetes and glaucoma.

New video: Alicia Keys

Watch “Doesn’t Mean Anything” now.

Oprah is set to interview Sarah Palin

The former governor of Alaska will discuss her new book.

An evening to benefit HIV/AIDS awareness

JSW Media Group will host a Red Pump/Red Tie Affair, an event to benefit the Red Pump Project, which educates women about the dangers and spread of HIV/AIDS.

Groups to host grassroots summit

The Oct. 23 meeting will discuss solutions to some of the issues that negatively affect the black community.

Let’s talk about marriage and family

Join other African American couples as they discuss ways to strengthen the black family through better relationships.

Jazz @ the Excelsior Club

A Sign of the Times non-profit organization sponors live jazz music every fourth Sunday of the month at the New Historic Excelsior Club.

A workshop for struggling homeowners

 

The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association will offer information on affordable-housing issues.

Historical Marker Dedication

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Vigil to remember victims/survivors of domestic abuse

Event: Each victim of a domestic violence-related homicide in North Carolina will be remembered with the lighting of a candle, and speakers will include survivors telling their stories.

Charlotte Zetas to host health fair

Attendees can visit information booths, talk with medical experts and see health demonstrations. There will also be free health screenings, raffles and giveaways.

Communications workshop for teens

Event: On Saturday, Oct. 24, Macie Caldwell Consulting Services will hold a “Communicating with Confidence” workshop for 7th – 12th graders.

Charlotte Music Awards

The awards are held to recognize outstanding artists from the Carolinas, covering musical genres from hip-hop to country.

See Johnson C. Smith University’s weeklong schedule of homecoming events

Whether you like pep rallies, comedy shows or powder puff football games, this year’s homecoming has  something for everyone.

Step Afrika! coming to Queens University

The world’s first professional step company will perform at Queens University of Charlotte on Friday, October 23.

News & Buzz

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Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

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Next Level Leadership ‘Be Mindful’ event provides mental health outlet for Black boys

A listening session sparked the idea for Next Level Leadership cohort to focus on mental health of young Black males.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

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Who’s Who in Black Charlotte, a display of excellence

In a time when the Black community is bombarded with images of things being done TO us, I relish the...

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