I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Stop blaming ‘the media’ for how the CIAA gets covered

Through no fault of its own, the tournament has been marred by isolated violence, but don’t expect news organizations to look the other way.

Reading is good for the soul — and fundamental to life success, however you define it

Indulge your passion with these Black History Month book lists and help a child in your life learn to love reading and reading to learn.

Can we talk? Let’s bridge the racial divides that separate women in Charlotte

Can we talk, Ladies? We are the Charlotte Women’s March, and we would like to make your acquaintance. We are […]

Let’s stay connected: Qcitymetro now offers news alerts

Qcitymetro are taking steps to keep you better informed as some social media sites cut back on local news.

Rules for going back to the real world after Black Panther weekend

My husband and I were late for all our morning appointments because we are the world’s geekiest comic book lover […]

‘What’s Columbine?’

Forty-seven days into 2018 and the United States has witnessed two mass shootings at schools. If that doesn’t leave us angry, then we are as much the problem as those who perpetrate these horrendous crimes.

Wow! What a week

What do Black Panther, Bigfoot and Omarosa Manigault all have in common? Humorist Gerald Terrell takes aim at each as he looks back on some of the week’s news stories.

Wow! What a week (Feb. 4-9)

Televangelist Gloria Copeland offers a remedy for flu. In Philly, it ain’t a riot unless Black Lives Matter shows up. And Chrisette Michelle set to perform Saturday in Rock Hill.

Economic opportunity. Upward mobility.  Access to the American Dream.

Lee Institute is reaching out to bring its Greater Good program to communities of color, millennials, underrepresented neighborhoods, LGBT groups and others whose voices are essential to our local nonprofit boards.

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‘God first, Livingstone second’

Founder’s Day speaker Judge J. Carlton Cole spoke through tears as he told how Livingstone College influenced his life.


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...


Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...


Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where...


5K Foam Fest Charlotte NC 2018
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R&B Ladies Extravaganza
Community Forum on Charlotte Sheriff Race
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