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Ready for the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament? Here’s your event guide for the week

Charlotte welcomes the 2019 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, one of the last before the event relocates to Baltimore for the 2021-2023 seasons.

Win tickets to see Black Violin: Impossible Tour

Qcitymetro is giving away tickets to see the group Black Violin, courtesy of our friends at Blumenthal Performing Arts. This […]

Q&A with JCSU alum Jamie Miller, entrepreneur and founder of Dear Sister CLT

Jamie Miller, owner of The 518 Group and creator of Dear Sister CLT, shares why relationships are key and other lessons learned.

Charlotte Symphony addresses industry’s lack of diversity through guest conductors

Highly regarded conductor Joseph Young will lead Charlotte Symphony’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ concert on Feb. 22-23 at the Knight Theater.

Ayesha Curry, Gabrielle Union-Wade and celebrity friends get real during NBA wives’ summit

Jada Pinkett Smith served as featured speaker during National Basketball Wives Association’s Women’s Empowerment Summit in Charlotte.

Charlotte welcomes Black Enterprise summit back for second year

The four-day conference returns to Charlotte and will bring together more than 1,200 entrepreneurs of color with a special focus on tech-driven innovation.

Six moments of Carolina pride during the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

Grab a sweet treat at these 3 black-owned franchises in Charlotte

Entrepreneurs of color are seeing growth with franchises. Smallcakes Cupcakery, Popbar and Famous Toastery are three black-owned Charlotte franchises finding success.

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 3 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

A day in the life of mother-daughter reporters at All-Star celebrity fashion show

A Qcitymetro contributor and her daughter on assignment at the celebrity Rookie USA Fashion Show during the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 2 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 1 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine’s Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage. Beyond the pampering, mobile massages may be the answer to workplace stress.

New murals celebrate legacy of Second Ward High School

Murals painted by local artist Tommie Robinson capture the spirit of Second Ward High School and other Charlotte neighborhoods central to black life.

Two events in one day, no problem for CRVA Manager Diatra Fullwood

Bojangles’ Coliseum & Ovens Auditorium Asst. General Manager Diatra Fullwood shares a day in the life on event day while planning for the 2019 NBA All-Star activities.

News & Buzz

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

QcityEVENTS

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ShapingCLT: Gender Pay Gap
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Community Gathering & Dinner: Pineville
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Job Fair at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
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Five13 Studio Presents: Shopper’s Delight Warehouse Sale
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TRAP Karaoke: Charlotte