Voices

The ‘Excercist’

It all started when I heard a voice coming from my treadmill.

She tried weave

How a bad hair day nearly turned disastrous.

Catnipped

How a yellow tabby named Rover taught a 50-year-old mom that it’s never too late for a life-changing experience.

Michigan may change how teachers are licensed

The state’s 100,000 teachers would be required to prove they are good at what they do before they are allowed into the classroom.

Why the double standard, Charlotte?

OPINION

The questions raised about DSS head Mary Wilson’s hiring decisions were not raised when other public officials made questionable personnel moves.

Things do change

OPINION

Forty-four years after a bloody confrontation at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the 44th president of the United States is a black man.

Let’s keep our top athletes at home

OPINION

If we truly love our HBCUs, shouldn’t we send them our best athletic talent?

Lessons Learned?

Have those of us watching on the sidelines — not to mention Rihanna or Chris Brown — learned anything from this very public case of domestic blues?

Alan Keys goes on Obama attack

In a YouTube video, Keys denies that Barack Obama is the legitimate president. He predicts civil war if Obama is not “stopped,” calling him a “radical communist”

Misdirected anger?

Yes, the New York Post cartoon was racist and insensitive, says Charlotte’s conservative commentator Lenny McAllister, but African Americans have bigger issues

Talk about taboo!

Students at two historically black schools open up about skin tone and openly gay men on campus

Our health is in our own hands

COMMENTARY

African Americans suffer disproportionately from obesity, heart disease and other health-related issues. We as a community can improve on that

Was Abraham Lincoln a racist?

Author and historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. tackles that thorny question this week in a two-hour PBS documentary called “Looking for Lincoln.”

A new GOP, not just window dressing

OPINION

Charlotte-area resident Lenny McAllister says the election of Michael Steele to lead the Republican National Committee represents real change

A proposal to end Black History Month

OPINION

Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley says America has reached a point where we no longer need to live, learn and celebrate separately

News & Buzz

The Mecklenburg Sales & Use Tax Referendum Will Transform Our County

Transformational – that’s what the upcoming November 5th Referendum will mean for Mecklenburg County. When people ask me why I’m supporting...

Entertainment

Mint Museum launches new series with live entertainment

The free, weekly series kicks off tonight with live jazz and a panel discussion featuring South Carolina artist Leo Twiggs.

Health

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

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Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown

Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an...

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