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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from a stroke.

“I have never been in a situation like this,” UNC Charlotte student says after campus shooting

Qcitymetro student contributor recounts moments following UNC Charlotte campus shooting. He was on lockdown in building near scene of the shooting.

Who’s Who in Black Charlotte, a display of excellence

In a time when the Black community is bombarded with images of things being done TO us, I relish the […]

Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ took me back to Fried Chicken Wednesdays and being on the Yard

Beyonce dropped her “Homecoming” documentary on Netflix this week, and it left her fan base feeling inspired, motivated and reflective. […]

City North owner says new project will yield ‘broad economic benefits’

Several Black-owned businesses will be displaced, but new owner say his firm is working to make transition easier.

Libraries and Equity

Therapist and community advocate Justin Perry shares his perspective on libraries, our city, and building a stronger community.

What Charlotte can learn from Nipsey Hussle

Sunday’s fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle in front of his Los Angeles clothing store, in broad daylight, shocked fans and […]

The Blacker the circle

Giving circles are challenging convention, shifting narratives in philanthropy

The heaviness of a Monday in the Queen City

Commentary following an officer-involved shooting in West Charlotte and activists’ protests in Plaza Midwood.

No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of sacrifice for higher education.

News & Buzz

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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...

Entertainment

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Hip-Hop legends headline this year’s North Carolina Music Hall of Fame inductees

Five music artists with North Carolina ties to be honored at a ceremony in October.

Health

Health expert Dr. Ian Smith gives tips, dispels myths on clean eating and healthy living

During a recent Charlotte visit, the New York Times bestselling author and TV host sat down with QCityMetro to talk...

Faith

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Local church organizes to bail out dads on Father’s Day

New Birth Charlotte Church launches Father’s Day Bail Out initiative to bail out nonviolent, first-time offenders on June 16, 2019.

People

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Charlotte Artsy Folks, bridging the gap between artists and art collectors

Charlotte Artsy Folks, a local group of African American art collectors and art lovers, looks to create closer connections with...

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