“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.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 30, 2019

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 […]
By Katrina Louis | April 24, 2019

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. […]
By Amaya Woodley | April 20, 2019

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.
By Colin Brothers, founder/principal of Artesia Real Estate | April 4, 2019

Libraries and Equity

Therapist and community advocate Justin Perry shares his perspective on libraries, our city, and building a stronger community.
By Justin Perry | April 2, 2019

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 […]
By Kallan Louis | April 2, 2019

The Blacker the circle

Giving circles are challenging convention, shifting narratives in philanthropy
By Valaida Fullwood | March 29, 2019

The heaviness of a Monday in the Queen City

Commentary following an officer-involved shooting in West Charlotte and activists’ protests in Plaza Midwood.
By Katrina Louis | March 26, 2019

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.
By Crystal Marie | March 14, 2019

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.
By Dartinia Hull | March 13, 2019