Hornets raise funds and bring awareness to support local economic mobility issue

The Charlotte Hornets hosted its “50/50 For Change Night” while its foundation led a conversation with corporate and community leaders.

Ben Baxter named CIAA assistant commissioner for strategic communications

Baxter brings conference-level communications experience to the role, having spent three years with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Community rallies behind West Charlotte basketball team despite controversies

A last-minute venue change, followed by a player suspension, increased attention to the regional semifinal basketball game between West Charlotte HS and Ardrey Kell HS.

Former Carolina Panthers awarded NFL grants for their foundation work

Steve Smith and Charles Tillman among former NFL players recently awarded funds to further work of their nonprofit organizations.

CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is Black history and women’s history rolled into one

Qcitymetro managing editor Katrina Louis talks with the CIAA commissioner about Bennett College, the importance of HBCUs and why her representation matters.

2019 CIAA Basketball Tournament Journal: Nepherterra Estrada Best, JCSU alum

Follow this Johnson C. Smith University alum during the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament week.

Hornets executive succeeds in business, but helping youth on and off the court brings greater success

Beyond his role as a leader for Charlotte’s NBA franchise, Fred Whitfield has spent nearly 40 years ensuring that youth have skills on and off the court.

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.

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.

News & Buzz

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“Camp Cradle” offers teen offenders chance to be active outside of jail

Camp Cradle allows 16- and 17-year-olds at Detention Center North to participate in outdoor recreation for the first time in...

Entertainment

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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.”...

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

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

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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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.”...

QcityEVENTS

6.19
Envision Eastland Public Forum
6.19
Juneteenth! at Levine Museum
6.21
#BeONE Music Experience
6.21
Breaking Classical with The Gentlemen of Hip Hop
6.21
Black Music Bingo