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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 as acting superintendent.

Man dies after being struck by CATS light rail train

A 27-year-old man died Sunday after he walked past a crossing bar and was struck by a Charlotte Areas Transit […]

Police: Woman shot in Charlotte by boyfriend who later shoots himself

As of early Tuesday, the victim and the suspect were both being treated at area hospitals.

Workforce Investment Network, a step in the right direction to increase minorities in tech?

Carolina Fintech Hub is hoping that its WIN program will boost diversity in the tech industry and create new pathways for upward mobility.

Morning Brew 6/8: He’s running for mayor at age 20

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Chiante Wester named new women’s basketball coach at Livingstone College

During her 13-year tenure as an assistant coach at Virginia State, Wester was part of a coaching staff that produced more than 200 wins.

Kemba Walker out as free agency frenzy begins

After eight seasons, Kemba Walker plans to leave the Charlotte Hornets to join the Boston Celtics. He’s expected to sign a four-year, $141 million contract with the Celtics.

Bennett College names Suzanne Walsh as its 19th president

Bennett College, the women-only historically Black institution in Greensboro, N.C., announced Seattle consultant Suzanne Walsh as its next president.

‘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 […]

Justices take federal courts out of political gerrymandering question

“We conclude that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts,” Roberts wrote in an opinion Thursday.

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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Dialogue with Dads
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Charlotte Chorale Auditions
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Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
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Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
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“These Shoes Don’t Fit” – One Night Only