Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about […]

Can the StoryMining250 project make us less divided?

Levine Museum of the New South’s oral history initiative seeks to build bridges among differences.

Qcitymetro has a new managing editor, and that’s exciting

As the website’s top editor, Katrina Louis will be responsible for, among other things, deciding what content gets published.

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about […]

In fighting to oppose the RNC in Charlotte, LaWana Mayfield showed why voters put her in office

As far back as December, Mayfield stood alone among her city council peers as having the prescience to understand just how divisive this issue could become for Charlotte.

Why I don’t want the Republican National Convention in Charlotte

If social and economic mobility is what we claim as our focus, bringing the RNC to Charlotte would be in direct conflict to that.

What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children

As concerned Americans line up to protest President Trump’s ill treatment of immigrant families, a writer asks, where is that same compassion for our U.S.-born children who suffer abuse, neglect and poverty?

Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston

The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city’s residents before making up his mind.

Journalists are there – heading toward the crazy.

The people who cover news are in a fight for your lives, and theirs.

Auntie Maxine might have been wrong, but it felt so good

Why are Democrats still playing nice? America has proven that it worships a thug masculinity that bullies citizens and leads by division.

News & Buzz

Police: 12-year-old boy struck by bullet while waiting for school bus

A 12-year-old boy waiting for a school bus was struck by a bullet Thursday morning during a shooting in northeast...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity —...

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9.22
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.22
Speed Dating (Nat’l Singles Day)
9.22
The Comic Strip Vol. 4
9.22
Charlotte Kids Fest
9.22
Market & Show Fall Expo