Sports

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 […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 1 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

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.

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.

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.

For Thomas Davis, a roller-coaster career falls short of fairy-tale ending

Professional sports are big business. David Tepper’s NFL record $2.2 billion purchase of the Carolina Panthers last year is proof […]

As the CIAA tournament leaves Charlotte, another piece of culture leaves with it

Months prior to the CIAA basketball tournament relocation announcement, the Queen City Battle of the Bands also said goodbye to Charlotte. What gives?

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.

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