Living Here

3 women of color to watch during Charlotte Fashion Week

A model-turned-coach, designer and makeup artist share their expertise as Charlotte Fashion Week kicks off.

Queen City Battle of the Bands left Charlotte; does anyone care?

The national band competition moves to Houston in 2019 after a five-year run in the Queen City.

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity — […]

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

First look at “Space Jam 2” collaborations gives me “Black Panther” feels all over again

LeBron James to star as lead role in “Space Jam 2.” Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan made the original role famous more than 20 years ago.

Can The Black Mecca become Charlotte’s go-to festival?

The art, tech, and music festival sets sights on becoming a staple Charlotte experience for black millennials and creatives.

London and Paris, the second time around, still delight

Planning to take advantage of falling prices to Europe? Here are some memorable moments and tips if you visit these vibrant, bustling historic cities.

3 fast facts about Nia Franklin, North Carolina native and Miss America 2019

Franklin became the ninth black woman crowned Miss America in the pageant’s 92-year history. The first black woman crowned since 2010.

Want to get away? Visit black-owned B&Bs in the Carolinas

Morehead Manor and Thee Matriarch are two bed-and-breakfast options operated by black entrepreneurs.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events + Editor’s Picks (Sept. 7-9)

Your guide to events and entertainment. Get out this weekend and have some fun!

I asked, “Where do black professionals hang out in Charlotte?” I got blank stares

A number of local hangouts popular with the city’s black professionals have come and gone. One woman looks for options for good food and good vibes.

Sickle cell disease doesn’t stop Charlotte’s ‘The Lion King’ star

The hometown Broadway actor, who plays Young Simba in “The Lion King,” credits his mother and tour wrangler for helping to monitor his illness.

I’m an “American Idol” contestant: CMS teacher takes another shot at fame

After an attempt in 2012, Timothy Moore auditioned again for the singing competition to inspire his students.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Labor Day Weekend events

Your guide to events and entertainment. Get out this weekend and have some fun!

Smooth Transition: Take your summer wardrobe into fall

Don’t get rid of your summer outfits just because the season is ending. Take them into fall with these tips.

News & Buzz

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities -- like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union -- rekindle talks about Black infertility.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities -- like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union -- rekindle talks about Black infertility.

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