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.
By Christine Edwards | September 9, 2019

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."
By Boris "Bluz" Rogers | August 26, 2019

‘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.
By Kallan Louis | August 19, 2019

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.
By Mario D. King | August 6, 2019

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.
By Khristina Alexandria Cunningham | June 3, 2019

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.
By Patrick C. Graham | May 29, 2019

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.
By Jonathan Limehouse | May 24, 2019

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.
By Katrina Louis | May 20, 2019

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.
By Ifetayo Nellons | May 3, 2019

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 […]
By Patrick C. Graham | May 2, 2019