Living Here

Cornel West to discuss his new book

The author and lecturer is coming to the uptown Knight Theater to discuss his latest work,  "Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud, a Memoir."

Black Chamber to host business breakfast

Qcity businessman Stoney Sellars will offer practical advice to entrepreneurs and those aspiring to become one.

Chocolate Drops string band to perform

This trio performs traditional African-American string-band music originating in the Carolina Piedmont.

Soul Train Awards return

After a two-hiatus the popular award show will return honoring many in the music industry.

Hampton U. to recruit in Qcity

Students who submit all required admissions materials will be interviewed and receive admissions decisions on the spot. Merit-based scholarship determinations will be made.

Exhibit to showcase artwork of child soldiers

Exhibit to show artwork of child soldiers in Uganda

Usher won’t sign the “Papers”

The R& B singer delays his divorce.

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

RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte's Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

QcityEVENTS

11.15
Southern Christmas Show
11.15
Peppa Pig Live
11.15
Tank
11.15
Bridging the Difference – a public safety community engagement event
11.15
Charlotte Auto Show