Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from a stroke.
Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death
“I have never been in a situation like this,” UNC Charlotte student says after campus shooting
Qcitymetro student contributor recounts moments following UNC Charlotte campus shooting. He was on lockdown in building near scene of the shooting.
Who’s Who in Black Charlotte, a display of excellence
In a time when the Black community is bombarded with images of things being done TO us, I relish the […]
Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ took me back to Fried Chicken Wednesdays and being on the Yard
Beyonce dropped her “Homecoming” documentary on Netflix this week, and it left her fan base feeling inspired, motivated and reflective. […]
City North owner says new project will yield ‘broad economic benefits’
Several Black-owned businesses will be displaced, but new owner say his firm is working to make transition easier.
Libraries and Equity
Therapist and community advocate Justin Perry shares his perspective on libraries, our city, and building a stronger community.
What Charlotte can learn from Nipsey Hussle
Sunday’s fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle in front of his Los Angeles clothing store, in broad daylight, shocked fans and […]
The Blacker the circle
Giving circles are challenging convention, shifting narratives in philanthropy
The heaviness of a Monday in the Queen City
Commentary following an officer-involved shooting in West Charlotte and activists’ protests in Plaza Midwood.
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 sacrifice for higher education.