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 […]

Things to know about the 6 ballot amendments

Midterm elections are near, and polls show that many voters know little about the six amendments on the ballot.

Let’s talk about African-Americans and Charlotte’s craft beer scene

There’s a niche of black people who enjoy craft beer. Can we play a role in Charlotte’s brewery boom?

Justice is no longer blind with Kavanaugh confirmation

With the impending confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, we’re witnessing the continued erosion of the justice system.

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams’ treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times better than everyone else.

Brands must take a stance to survive. Nike made itself clear with Colin Kaepernick ad

A post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) on Sep 3, 2018 at 12:20pm PDT “Believe in something. Even if it […]

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.

An open letter to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys

Dear Jerry Jones, Oh say can YOU see? You have fumbled an opportunity to intercept a lie and use your […]

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.

News & Buzz

RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte's Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National...

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

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

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