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Carolina Black Music Month: Anthony Hamilton

Anthony Hamilton is Charlotte’s music royalty. The Grammy Award-winning R&B/Soul singer and songwriter hit it big in 2003 with his […]

Celebrating Carolina artists during Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month, and we’ve curated a list of some of your favorite artists, musicians and writers with Carolina connections.

Charlotte will host 2020 ACC Baseball Championship

Charlotte’s winning bid for the 2020 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Champiosnhip shows continued growth as a major sports city.

Shelby J, once Prince’s backup singer, leads tribute concert

N.C. native Shelby J spent years touring with Prince’s band, the New Power Generation. On June 7, she’ll perform during “Purple Note 4” to celebrate the late musician’s birthday.

Kemba Walker made the All-NBA Third Team, should Charlotte be worried?

Will Kemba Walker stay with the Hornets after making All-NBA Third Team? The team has the cap space and money to offer him a supermax contract.

Charlotte Artsy Folks, bridging the gap between artists and art collectors

Charlotte Artsy Folks, a local group of African American art collectors and art lovers, looks to create closer connections with local artists.

Charlotte-based reality TV series premieres on OWN Network

“To Have and To Hold: Charlotte” follows five notable Charlotte couples. The series debuts on June 1.

Harlem Beer Distributing is looking to diversify Charlotte’s craft beer scene

The Black-owned beer distributor includes Harlem Brewing Company, a craft beer brand created by Shaw University graduate Celeste Beatty.

Food Security & Justice for All: Carolina Farm Trust and others unite to address one of Charlotte’s most critical needs

Carolina Farm Trust board member says, “Food is something that should be an equalizing issue, but it’s a new form of segregation.”

Steph vs. Seth, history-making Curry brothers face off in NBA playoffs

Charlotte natives Steph and Seth Curry will compete against each other as the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers match up in the NBA Western Conference finals.

Get to know Chef Whitney Thomas, from grandma’s kitchen to 5Church’s Executive Chef

Chef Whitney Thomas followed her passion for cooking. Now, she’s executive chef of 5Church Charlotte, one of the city’s trendiest restaurants.

Catching up with Kevin Gatlin, the dad who created playful bedsheets for hospitalized kids

The Charlotte-based dad gathered resources to create Playtime Edventures, bed sets with board games to entertain kids confined to their hospital rooms.

Charlotte’s Diner en Blanc host team gives the skinny on the summer soiree

Leo Bennett and Tara Robertson talked with QCityMetro as they prepare for another year of the exclusive all-white event.

CLT DJ Battle puts DJ culture on display in the heart of uptown

From hip-hop to EDM, turntablist to finger drumming, four DJs will compete during in the CLT DJ Battle for prizes and bragging rights.

Steve Smith Sr. among players headed to Panthers’ Hall of Honor

Carolina Panthers add Steve Smith Sr., Jake Delhomme, Jordan Gross and Wesley Walls to Hall of Honor. The group becomes first inductees since 2004.

News & Buzz

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CMS suspends Superintendent Clayton Wilcox

The school district announced Monday that Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is suspended with pay. Chief Engagement Officer/Ombudsman Earnest Winston will serve...

Entertainment

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“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing" and other movies that sparked social...

Voices

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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...

Health

Michael Floyd works out at the McCrorey YMCA in Charlotte, NC.

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

QcityEVENTS

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Dialogue with Dads
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Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
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Charlotte Chorale Auditions
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Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
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Jazz Room presents… Dawn Anthony sings Nancy Wilson