WBTV to air ‘candid and raw’ conversation about guns, violence and young black boys

The one-hour show will be broadcast on Jan. 21 — Martin Luther King Day — and will include a range of community voices, including the voices of five black boys who talk about the challenges they face growing up in Charlotte.

For Thomas Davis, a roller-coaster career falls short of fairy-tale ending

Professional sports are big business. David Tepper’s NFL record $2.2 billion purchase of the Carolina Panthers last year is proof […]

As the CIAA tournament leaves Charlotte, another piece of culture leaves with it

Months prior to the CIAA basketball tournament relocation announcement, the Queen City Battle of the Bands also said goodbye to Charlotte. What gives?

Stop the disrespect: Vote Kemba Walker as an All-Star starter

Kemba Walker has made two All-Star Game appearances as a reserve. He deserves to be named an All-Star Game starter. He’d be the first since 1993.

Examining a village strategy for 2019: City leaders must stop operating in silos to address our issues

A Charlotte educator explores how a village strategy can be the key to solving some of the city’s most urgent problems.

“Take me back, Cardi”: Qcitymetro couple discusses hip-hop marriage stunt and PR

His-and-her commentary from Qcitymetro’s managing editor and staff writer.

‘Blackfishing’: Appreciation for Black culture or cultural appropriation?

Some are comparing ‘blackfishing’ to ‘blackface’ and pointing out as another example of how mainstream wants Black people’s rhythm but not our blues.

Don’t let “The Real Sidechicks of Charlotte” make you think marriages are dying

After its premiere, this Charlotte wife gives her response to the new reality web series, “The Real Sidechicks of Charlotte.”

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities — like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union — rekindle talks about Black infertility.

News & Buzz

One person shot at Concord Mills movie theater

Officials said the shooting incident resulted from an argument over seating inside of the AMC movie theater in Concord Mills...

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.

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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