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NAACP general meeting

The Charlotte NAACP will hold a general meeting on Monday, March 15 at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 North McDowell Street, at 6:30 p.m.

 

Ladypalooza: an all-female arts showcase

This event features women from every generation singing, dancing and speaking, while offering an area for visual art displays.

Black Chamber meeting

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, March 18.

Dress for Success opens new boutique

Dress for Success Charlotte’s new boutique and career transformation center includes a warehouse, six dressing rooms, a career center with computers, offices and a community room.

Charlotte Deltas to host charity event

Each sorority of the Pan-Hellenic Council (Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sigma Gamma Rho and Zeta Phi Beta) is invited to join Delta women as they collect gifts for needy children.

Tremaine & Danielle

‘We had separated and gotten back together, and a little over a month later, I knew in my heart that this would be the last man I would ever be with.’

See the play “Call Mr. Robeson”

“Before Barack Obama there was Martin Luther King, and before King,
there was Paul Robeson”

See the Pulitzer-winning play “Top Dog/Underdog”

This play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2002, making Suzan-Lori Parks the first African-American woman honored with the award.

Women’s history tour

Celebrate Women’s History Month by going on the 1st Annual Charlotte Women’s History and Heritage Tour.

Thomasboro Neighborhood Association to host ethnic/cultural festival

The event is free to the public and will feature singing, dancing, drumming, storytelling, mask making and displays from various cultures.

CIAA Journal: Friday

Qcity artist Nellie Ashford said she finds artistic inspiration from growing up in Charlotte during the ’40s and ’50s.

Bill Cosby @ the Blumenthal

The legendary comedian will perform two shows on April 25 — on at 4 p.m. and another at 7 p.m.

CIAA Journal: Wednesday

Sights and sounds from the 2010 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball Tournament.

See the Pulitzer Prize winning play “Top Dog/Underdog”

UNCC presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play "Top Dog/Underdog".

Charlotte Black Chamber meeting

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, Feb.18.

News & Buzz

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“Camp Cradle” offers teen offenders chance to be active outside of jail

Camp Cradle allows 16- and 17-year-olds at Detention Center North to participate in outdoor recreation for the first time in...

Entertainment

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Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a...

Voices

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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...

Health

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

People

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Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a...

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