Protesters accuse Habitat for Humanity of gentrifying neighborhoods during affordable housing event

The handful of protesters interrupted Habitat Charlotte CEO during affordable housing event featuring author and activist Marc Lamont Hill.

Tenants react to vacate notice for Charlotte’s City North Business Center, some point to gentrification

Conversations about gentrification mainly focus on homes, but small businesses also feel the impacts. City North Business Center is Charlotte’s latest example.

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.

2 killed in Charlotte in weekend violence

Two people were killed in Charlotte in separate incidents over the weekend — one a 28-year-old man who died in […]

‘For me, the answer was exposure.’ Local woman reflects on need for HBCUs following annual UNCF fundraiser

Writer Nakisha Washington shares how exposure led to HBCU as first choice for higher education. Recent UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball provided scholarships for more students to do the same.

Up close with Chief Telisa White, Mecklenburg sheriff office’s first chief of detention

QCityMetro spoke to the sheriff office’s first Chief of Detention Telisa White about her career, her role in strengthening community relations and more.

Police make arrest in 2008 quadruple homicide

The four victims were all found dead inside an apartment in southwest Charlotte.

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.

FedEx offers more than $200,000 in Small Business Grant Contest

Ten businesses will receive cash, prizes and business support; contest closes March 25.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

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: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

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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Up close with Tifferney White, leading lady of education at Discovery Place

White was supposed to graduate from JCSU and go on to medical school. But, a chance meeting at Discovery Place...

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