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.

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 […]

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 […]

News & Buzz

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“Legacy of Lynching” exhibit opens April 25, features Mecklenburg County cases

Museum historian says lynching exhibit is meant to spur difficult and uncomfortable conversations.

Entertainment

Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay and Taraji P. Henson star in "The Best of Enemies."

Actress Taraji P. Henson plays Durham civil rights activist on the big screen

“The Best of Enemies” tells story of Ann Atwater and former Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis and their surprising...

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: Rwenshaun Miller, his mental health struggles now fuel his advocacy

Failed suicide attempts and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rwenshaun Miller says “Let’s Talk About It” to end the stigma around...

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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Community advocate Tiffany Capers begins as executive director for Grier Heights revitalization nonprofit

Search committee struck by her passion to improve the quality of life in Grier Heights and a “very deep commitment...

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