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Naomi Campbell sued by fragrance company

The queen of the catwalk heads back to court.

Thursday night poetry slam

Respect Da Mic, a nationally ranked poetry slam team based in Charlotte, will perform Thursday, Oct. 29 at Story Slam!

Study skills workshop

Macie Caldwell Consulting Services is offering a study skills workshop for middle and high school students.

The show we missed

By Lashawnda K. Becoats

Movie Review: If the new Michael Jackson film offers a clue, fans may have missed his most thrilling concert performance ever.

Christian moms called to prayer

On November 14, three local churches and several women’s ministries will participate in “Arise! Cry Out,” a time of fasting and prayer for children and schools.

Loïs Mailou Jones, a retrospective

The works of this pioneering African American artist will be featured at the Mint Museum of Art, opening November 14.

An alternative to Halloween

First Baptist-West is hosting its annual Fall Festival & BBQ Sale as a fun and safe alternative to Halloween.

Brothas, know your health numbers

This event at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will test and screen for prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, blood pressure, high cholesterol, body fat, diabetes and glaucoma.

New video: Alicia Keys

Watch “Doesn’t Mean Anything” now.

Oprah is set to interview Sarah Palin

The former governor of Alaska will discuss her new book.

An evening to benefit HIV/AIDS awareness

JSW Media Group will host a Red Pump/Red Tie Affair, an event to benefit the Red Pump Project, which educates women about the dangers and spread of HIV/AIDS.

Groups to host grassroots summit

The Oct. 23 meeting will discuss solutions to some of the issues that negatively affect the black community.

Let’s talk about marriage and family

Join other African American couples as they discuss ways to strengthen the black family through better relationships.

Jazz @ the Excelsior Club

A Sign of the Times non-profit organization sponors live jazz music every fourth Sunday of the month at the New Historic Excelsior Club.

A workshop for struggling homeowners


The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association will offer information on affordable-housing issues.

News & Buzz

Sandwich shop owner killed outside NoDa business he ran with twin brother

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

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.


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...



“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...


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...



Jack and Jill chapter opens reading room at Charlotte school

The organization of African American moms donated more than 600 books to Brisbane Academy.


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