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Names in the News

Local realtor is named to chair the 2010 CIAA basketball tournament organizing committee.

Who’s bad? MJ wins big at the AMA awards

Michael Jackson is the most honored artist with 23 awards in the American Music Award’s history.

Congrats to Robin Thicke and Paula Patton

The high school sweethearts are expecting their first child in May.

Oprah to call it quits in 2011

The queen of daytime talk will kill the "Oprah Winfrey Show" after 25 years to launch a new venture, published reports say.

Marian Wright Edelman is coming to the Qcity

The renowned children’s rights advocate will help Seigle Avenue Partners celebrate its 10th anniversary.

“The Blind Side”

Forget black and white; this move will leave you feeling good. (Movie Time, with Kary Bowser)

Deltas to host “Night of Elegance”

The event will honor leaders who have made a difference in the community.

Party with the Kappas

Join the Kappas for an afterwork cocktail experience, Nov. 19 at Morton’s bar in uptown Charlotte (227 W. Trade St.).

New video: Robin Thicke

By Lindsay Pollard

Tell the kids to leave the room and peep “Sex Therapy.”

Whitney M. Young Award gala

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will host its annual award ceremony to recognize outstanding work in the community.


Parent-Teen Open Dialogue

The Parents University and the Urban League will show a documentory revealing the lives of four real tenagers living in Charlotte. The documentory will follow the teens and their difficult lives and will allow parents and their teenagers to discuss the film.

Urban League annual meeting

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will hold its annual meeting to discuss programs and to honor donors and partners.

New play explores race/ethnicity

At Story Slam, a reading of Imani Harrington’s new play "Cut In The Blood/Ashes to Dust."

In the Blood theater production

In the Blood is a theater version of the classic American novel, The Scarlet Letter. The play centers around a woman named Hester La Negita, who lives under a bridge in the ghetto of Anywhere, USA.

Enjoy opera music with Opera Ventura

Opera Carolina will host Opera Ventura, an event that will bring together opera lovers to enjoy live opera music, appetizers, cheese and wine.

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...


Open House and Street Party in Heritage Community in Indian Trail
National Day of Reconciliation
Visualizing Black Art: Basquiat Inspired
CSO On the Go