Living Here

GoodWorks Youth Awards

This event will honor exemplary youths in the community who are doing good works in the areas of diversity, education and the environment.

Black Chamber of Commerce meeting

Staff members from Johnson C. Smith University will be on hand to talk about the birth of the Black Football League.

CMS announces summer graduation schedule

All summer graduations will be held at Bojangles’ Coliseum (2700 E. Independence Blvd.) at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

ELEVATE Teen Summit

This daylong session, sponsored by the Park Ministries, aims to help teens learn about God, be taught how to live for God, embrace their self worth and cherish their bodies.

Jazz at the Gantt Center

The JAA Group presents the melodious sounds of Unique Rhythm with special interludes by Atlanta’s own DJ Jamad.

Workshops for college-bound seniors

Macie Caldwell Consulting Services will host a series of monthly workshops for high school seniors and their parents to discuss topics and answer questions relevant to the college application and admission process.

A free worksop for mentors

The workshop will focus on using positive four-letter words to help children build language skills and positive identity.

NAACP “Freedom Fund Banquet”

The event will celebrate the contributions of our leaders. Keynote speaker: Max Siegel, a former NASCAR executive and author and leader in diversity.

Flapjack breakfast to benefit Boy Scouts

Come to Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar (University area) and send a Boy Scout to camp.

Friday Friends to host celebration

The group, which seeks to break down barriers between the races, will meet June 3 at the Levine Museum of the New South.

Free uptown jazz concert

Performing this month is Rhythm + Jazz, a band whose mission is to honor the Latin Jazz pioneers by creating innovative arrangements focused in their rhythmic heritage.

Movie screening: “The Fat Boy Chronicles”

“Fat Boy Chronicles” follows 14-year-old Jimmy as he enters ninth grade and chronicles his struggle with bullying and obesity.

Free one-day football camp for teens

The camp, at Hopewell High School, is sponsored by DTLR, an urban retail chain, and Dwayne Jarrett of the Carolina Panthers.

An evening of classic jazz

Summer Jazz @ Tutto Mondo will feature live music by The Queen’s Collective. Complementary admission and drink specials.

Literacy Celebration Day at JCSU

Slated activities include: workshops on SAT prep and college readiness, grooming techniques, self esteem building, mentor matching, panel discussions, entertainers and a talent show.

News & Buzz

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Entertainment

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All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

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

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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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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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