Voices

Wow! What a week (Dec. 10-15)

The Roy Moore story you may have missed. Omarosa Manigault is forced to walk the plank. While here in Charlotte, we learn of Joel Ford’s $51,940 severance check.

What the Doug Jones victory in Alabama should teach black voters

If you’re wondering how blacks in America can confront this new wave of racial hostility, look south to what just happened in Alabama.

Wow! What a week (Dec. 3-8)

Wow! What a Week. The Russians have been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee discovered the […]

Wow! What a week (Nov. 26-Dec. 1)

Trump does it again; the list of famous men accused of sexual harassment keeps growing; and some Charlotte Republicans still can’t accept the fact that they lost…bigly.

Wow! What a week (Nov. 12-17)

Wow! What a Week Congrats to 300 South Tryon for finally opening this week. This building is in the perfect […]

When Prince Charming is simply a frog wanting to be kissed

Most single women aren’t interested in dating a married man, but that doesn’t stop some men from trying.

Friends for life: Addressing the Opportunity Task Force recommendations

A proven model will soon begin helping Charlotte’s most vulnerable children escape poverty. It will be a long but worthwhile journey.

In all we do, Foundation For The Carolinas seeks to inspire and empower

In seeking solutions to complex problems, our goal is to serve our community and our fundholders in whatever capacity is needed.

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Our smartest investment

The $922 million school-bond package on the Nov. 7 ballot is about more than bricks and mortar; it truly speak to opportunity.

It’s time to get off the sidelines to address community concerns

Just because a candidate has black skin does not mean that he or she will best advocate for the needs […]

Join Qcitymetro for an On the Table CLT discussion Oct. 25 at Camp North End

We’ll be discussing ways to make our community more inclusive and the role Qcitymetro can play in that countywide effort.

Wow! What a week (Oct. 8-13)

Black pastors take a knee in Charlotte; Detroit has a watermelon scandal; and Donald Trump is still a moron.

Wow! What a Week (Oct 2-6)

Cam Newton gets a lesson about sexism; Republican Tim Murphy gets a lesson about tipping; and rapper B.o.B. needs a lesson in astronomy.

Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue must go

In journalism, a reporter’s credibility is everything. When that is gone, not much is left. Sadly, Observer sports reporter Jourdan […]

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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50 Years: Dr, King’s “Then” and Our “Now”
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DiscussCLT: Social Media and Your Kids. It’s Complicated.
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Community Pie Social
4.26
Movie Night with The 100: AVENGERS: Infinity War Movie Premiere
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Modernism + Film: Santiago Calatrava’s Travels