Charlotte Hornets pitch competition targets minority-owned businesses with $15K prize

Innovation Summit is the newest initiative from Hornets’ recently launched social justice platform.
By Katrina Louis | January 21, 2021

Charlotte residents look for hope and unity in President Biden’s inaugural speech

"I’m just hoping to hear a presentation that’s full of hope, that’s aspirational, but is also honest with the community and the people."
By Michael Falero and Coleen Harry, WFAE | January 20, 2021

Martin Luther King III: It’s time for a new generation of civil rights leaders

King delivered his remarks in a prerecorded message on the national holiday that honors his slain father.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 19, 2021

N.C. A&T State University gets $5.5 million gift from Corning Inc.

The money was donated to prepare students for careers in STEM and education.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 18, 2021

Weekend News Quiz Jan. 15

This week has been a busy one for the Queen City. Did you keep up?
By Bethany Lane | January 15, 2021

Report: Black homeowners in Charlotte face nearly $40K home-value gap vs area average

Zillow analysis reveals average values for Black- and Hispanic-owned homes in top 50 metro areas.
By Katrina Louis | January 13, 2021

Losing ground against hunger in NC: 20% less food donated, 68% more need

North Carolina food assistance programs struggle under economic stress of coronavirus pandemic.
By Dan DeWitt , Carolina Public Press | January 12, 2021

America is choking

(Commentary) People of color must demand more from our White friends who silently tolerate bigotry and hate.
By Oscar H. Blayton | January 12, 2021

No Grease barbershop expands into SouthPark Mall

Damian Johnson of No Grease, Inc. shared details about the new location, keeping the businesses afloat and collaborating with another well-known brand.
By Katrina Louis | January 12, 2021

James Mitchell resigns from Charlotte City Council

Questions were raised about potential conflicts of interest after Mitchell became president and part-owner of a construction company that does business with the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 11, 2021