While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of sacrifice for higher education.
No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom
Protesters accuse Habitat for Humanity of gentrifying neighborhoods during affordable housing event
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.