Living Here

MLK GospelFest

This spirit-filled event will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through song, dance, music, video and other performances.

2010 Pride Awards

The annual black-tie dinner will honor individuals, including Dr. David Jacobs, who make our communities socially and environmentally sustainable.

Carolina Chocolate Drops perform in York

This a young African-American group specializing in traditional string band music

Black Chamber holiday celebration

Party with some of the Qcity’s top business professionals.

A party to benefit those in need

For the second year, The Sol Kitchen & Friends will present "The Gathering," a party to benefit those less fortunate.

Holiday toy drive to benefit local school

Sponsors are seeking toys and clothing to benefit students at Walter G. Byers Elementary School.

Wilson Middle School to host cookoff

Dads, uncles, grandfathers and male friends will fire up their grills and prepare their best dishes. A winner will be selected by the audience.

And then he was black

STYLE ESSENTIALS
By Lashawnda K. Becoats

Tiger Woods has always been peculiar to me. He spent so much time early in
his career making sure the world knew he was “Cablinasian,” not black. I suspect he’s gotten the memo now.

‘I Am Still a Revolutionary’

A symposium at Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate the life of 1960s Chicago Black Panther organizer Fred Hampton.

A 1970s party at the Gantt Center

Break out the Afro puffs and bell-bottom pants; the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture is hosting a ’70s-era fundraiser.

Oprah will interview the Obamas for Christmas show

Oprah gets an exclusive interview with the Obamas just in time for the holidays.

Man of Style

William "BJ" Brown is a self-described "suit-and-tie guy," but he doesn’t shy from the latest styles.

At the risk of repeating myself…

THE SPORTS NUT

It’s time for a quarterback change for the Carolina Panthers.

Police investigate suspicious death

Investigators on Saturday found the body of 24-year-old Luis Miguel Catalan inside a burning car in northwest Charlotte.

Battered and bruised, the Panthers face a tough test

In Sunday’s game against the (4-6) New York Jets, the Carolina Panthers’ toughest foe may be its extensive injury list.

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

QcityEVENTS

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WinterFest at Carowinds
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2019 ACC FanFest
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Poptopia Holidays
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Handel’s Messiah
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Pixel This Images Photography Exhibition at Vane Gallery