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Women on the Move

The Charlotte NAACP will honor four local women who have worked to advance justice and civil rights.

Free uptown jazz concert

Center City Partners is working with local businesses to sponsor a mid-day concert on the 5th-floor terrace at 201 South Tryon St.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library board meeting

The meeting will include a discussion of the latest Library budget plans and the community feedback sessions to date.

‘National Mom’s Night Out’

For the second year in a row and in honor of Mothers Day, SouthPark Mall is hosting an event for moms.

Hidden Freedom Festival

An afternoon of family fun, followed by a program exploring the stories and struggles of freedom fighters such as Harriet Jacobs.

A reunion of the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra

The youth orchestra will perform Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, a work based on the famous slave narrative written in 1861 by Harriet Jacobs of Edenton, N.C.

Black Chamber breakfast

Guest speaker Renae Sanders will discussways to build a customer-focued business.

A seminar for parents of children who stutter

In recognition of May as Better Speech and Hearing Month, the Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center is sponsoring Unlock A Voice, a seminar for parents of children who stutter.

Panel dicussion on newsroom diversity

The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is hosting a panel discussion to address why an increasing number of black journalists are being cut from newsrooms.

Organization and time management workshop for students

An interactive workshop where students put into practice ways to become organized and are introduced to tools to better manage time.

Race, walk or roll in the Charlotte Skyline Run

All Charlotte runners, walkers, wheelchair racers and baby joggers are invited to participate in the annual Charlotte Skyline Run. 

Festival encourages kids to be healthy

Kids in Motion is a community-focused event that supports the Junior League of Charlotte’s Healthy Child Initiative. 

Meet the candidates

Voters will have a chance to meet candidates running for Mecklenburg County Commission and ask questions about pertinent issues. 

Art Show featuring Lynette Hinman and Narada


An evening of music, discussion with Malik Yoba

Malik Yoba said his "One Night Stand" is about "creating a safe space for men and women talk to talk across gender and to identify where the teachable moments are."

News & Buzz


Architect Philip Freelon remembered for changing the landscape of African American arts, culture and history

Gantt Center president and CEO reflects on the legacy of Philip Freelon. The renowned architect died July 9.



“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing" and other movies that sparked social...



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...


Michael Floyd works out at the McCrorey YMCA in Charlotte, NC.

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity...


Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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



8 Charlotte couple-preneurs share how they make it work

These Charlotte-based couples show that it is possible to mix business and pleasure. Plus, they offer advice for other would-be...


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