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.

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.

After UNCC shooting, give families a little air

I was awakened in the middle of the night weeping for parents I do not know. After hearing about the […]

“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 […]

News & Buzz

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Entertainment

Orchestra-Noir

All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

Health

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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Visualizing Black Art: Basquiat Inspired
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CSO On the Go
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The Midnight Hour: Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge w/ a 10 Piece Band
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