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31 events during NBA All-Star and 3 other things to expect

Things you need to know about for the 2019 NBA All-Star events and activities. From street closures to curated events, Qcitymetro has you covered.

Comedian Dave Chappelle to perform at Belk Theater on Valentine’s Day, prepare for tight security

Dave Chappelle performs in Charlotte ahead of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.

New to affordable housing talks in Charlotte? Here’s your beginner’s guide

Community Link COO Harold Rice Jr. breaks down five things you need to know — and what you can do — if you’re new to Charlotte’s affordable housing conversation or need a refresher.

Things to do in Charlotte this weekend, including pre-Valentine’s Day goodies, Bob Marley tributes and more

Looking for things to do in Charlotte? Valentine’s Day is coming up, it’s unusually wam and, as always, Qcitymetro has curated your weekend events calendar.

Win 2 tickets to see the Soul Food Scholar & enjoy bites from Chef Greg Collier

One of our newsletter subscribers will win two tickets to “The Soul Food Scholar: Adrian Miller’s Tales of a White House Kitchen.” on Feb. 12.

Carolina roots on display during 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend

It’s shaping up to be a Carolina homecoming for some of the NBA’s best.

Minority Business and Leadership Symposium returns for CIAA 2019 lineup

In its fourth year, the daylong conference — taking place on Feb. 28 — adds the Black Think Executive Roundtable as a new feature.

Bennett College raises $8.2 million for #StandWithBennett campaign

Bennett College met its fundraising goal in the final hours. Is it a matter of time before we’re faced with another HBCU fighting for survival?

28 days of Charlotte-Mecklenburg black history

Each day in February — Black History Month — Qcitymetro will post a link to black heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

From Washington to Obama, the Soul Food Scholar tells stories of Blacks who fed First Families

Food writer, attorney and certified BBQ judge Adrian Miller — aka the Soul Food Scholar — to visit Charlotte for “Tales of a White House Kitchen” on Feb. 12.

“Every Little Thing” about Bob Marley’s musical debuting at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” musical opens at the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte for a three-week run during Black History Month, beginning Feb. 8.

Preserving a piece of Charlotte’s black history: City gives $50,000 to help restore Siloam School

The Charlotte Museum of History will execute a five-year plan to move, restore and repurpose a building erected in the 1920s to facilitate the education of black children.

Next month in concerts — Patti LaBelle, Anderson .Paak, Travis Greene and others

February might be short on days, but it’s not short on great concerts in Charlotte. From legendary singers and songwriters […]

Carolina natives J. Cole and Anthony Hamilton lead star-studded lineup for 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Fayetteville’s J. Cole to perform during halftime; Hamilton to sing national anthem. Rapper Meek Mill and singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen also included.

‘Black Panther’ back in theaters and 11 other things to do in Charlotte this February

While basketball will be the talk of the town in February, check out our list of other things to do in Charlotte during Black History Month.

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...

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