Living Here

Deltas to sponsor ‘Community Day’

This four-hour event will include health screenings, a financial seminar, giveaways and entertainment.

Yolanda Adams Health and Wellness Tour

This free event will include live performances by gospel recording artists and free health and fitness screenings.

Africa Children’s Choir

The group appearing in Concord is made up of 23 children from Uganda and Kenya. Admission is free, but space is limited.

A luncheon with Maya Angelou

The event will honor women leaders and raise scholarship money through the United Negro College Fund.

New documentary focuses on local teachers

“Souls of Our Teachers,” a half hour film, is a collaboration between Mecklenburg Ministries, Temple Beth El, Communities in Schools and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

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.

News & Buzz

Police: Pedestrian struck and killed in northwest Charlotte

A 60-year-old man died early Sunday after he was struck by a car while walking along Brookshire Boulevard in northwest...



All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

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



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...



Oprah Winfrey is bringing her arena tour to Charlotte

That's good news for those who won't be in the room for her sold-out appearance at next month's UNCF luncheon.


Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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



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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