Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage in one of Charlotte’s most rapidly changing communities.

United Neighborhoods of Charlotte: A coalition of the willing

Community members wanting to unite the city are starting by uniting their neighborhoods.

Q&A with local leaders from Black Political Caucus and Democratic Party’s African American Caucus

Four questions answered by Khalif Rhodes and Collette Alston, top leaders of the two civic groups.

First day of school reminds me what it means to be a present father

“We’re fathers who are present and in the moment, ready to be there for the first day of anything in their lives.”

‘I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man’: How we’re feeling about Jay-Z’s NFL partnership and backlash

Reactions mixed about the mogul’s deal to to produce the Super Bowl halftime show and other NFL event entertainment.

Toni Morrison: A beloved mother of literature

Toni Morrison may no longer be here with us physically, but between the margins, she will live forever.

With threat of Excelsior Club demolition, daughter of former owner says, “I know that is not what my father would want”

Paperwork was filed last year that would permit demolition of the historic Excelsior Club, which could happen after June 12.

Patrick Graham shares parting words for Charlotte, including message for community leaders

Former nonprofit leader Patrick Graham is leaving Charlotte to serve as the Senior Policy Advisor for the City of Richmond, Va.

Kemba Walker made the All-NBA Third Team, should Charlotte be worried?

Will Kemba Walker stay with the Hornets after making All-NBA Third Team? The team has the cap space and money to offer him a supermax contract.

Student loan debt, imagine the possibilities without it

Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith cleared student loan debt for 396 Morehouse College graduates. I’m hopeful that it will create legacy builders.

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

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Power 98 Winter Block Party
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Jazzin’ & Bluzin With the Seniors
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George Lopez: A Special Engagement