Liberian teen found and returned $50,000; now he has a Livingstone scholarship offer

The Salisbury HBCU has a longstanding history with Liberia through the A.M.E. Zion Church.
By Glenn Burkins | October 25, 2021

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By Bethany Lane | October 22, 2021

Maestro Roderick Cox, who will guest conduct the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, wants to inspire other Black musicians to think big

The Berlin-based American conductor -- one of a few African American conductors in the world -- has been called a "trailblazer."
By Anders J. Hare | October 21, 2021

Despite pandemic-related challenges, Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for fifth year

The number of participating restaurants is down significantly from previous years, said founder Cathay Dawkins.
By Jalon Hill | October 21, 2021

What’s driving the rising vaccination rates for Black residents?

State and national data show a narrowing gap between the rates of Black and White residents who are getting vaccinated.
By Jalon Hill | October 20, 2021

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By Bethany Lane | October 15, 2021

CMPD pledges to hire more women; reports third-quarter drop in crime

Chief Johnny Jennings said he wants CMPD staff to be "reflective" of the community.
By Jalon Hill | October 14, 2021

A year after launching a mobile shower and laundry services for the homeless, Hope Vibes looks to expand

The five-year-old nonprofit is also building an innovation hub and distribution center in Harrisburg.
By Sarafina Wright | October 11, 2021

Community Conversations on boys of color

Leaders gathered to discuss opportunities & challenges facing boys of color.
By GlennOaks Media | October 10, 2021

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By Bethany Lane | October 8, 2021