Living Here

Create art at the Mint Museum

The Mint Museum of Art is hosting a family art-making event using watercolors.

Gardening workshop

The Mint Museum of Art is hosting a Charlotte Garden Club lecture.

Black Women Film Showcase

Deltas of Charlotte Foundation is hosting its 7th Annual Legacy of Black Women Film Showcase on Jan. 22 at Spirit Square.

A discussion about race & culture

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Mint Museum of Art will host a discussion about race and culture.

“Civility Tour” coming to Charlotte

The Levine Museum of the New South will host Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, during his 50-state call for civil discourse in American society.

MLK GospelFest

This spirit-filled event will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through song, dance, music, video and other performances.

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

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.

News & Buzz

One person shot at Concord Mills movie theater

Officials said the shooting incident resulted from an argument over seating inside of the AMC movie theater in Concord Mills...



Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.



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...


Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.



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...



Up close with Tifferney White, leading lady of education at Discovery Place

White was supposed to graduate from JCSU and go on to medical school. But, a chance meeting at Discovery Place...


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