"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" recounts how a group of Christian and Muslim women brought peace to war-ravaged Liberia.
Ballantyne theater to screen documentary on Liberia
Foxx to launch campaign at West Charlotte High
Mayoral candidate Anthony Foxx will make it official on April 16. He will travel that day to various parts of Charlotte to highlight issues he would focus on if elected.
Leave Madonna alone!
So, the Material Girl wants to adopt an African baby. Get over it.
CMPD reports lower crime
The Charlotte area’s overall crime rate fell nearly 26 percent in the first three months of 2009, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Terrell Stafford to perform at UNC Charlotte
The jazz trumpeter will rehearse with the school’s 20-piece Jazz Ensemble then join them for an April 21 performance.
Higher vacancies, lower rents
A bad economy and a burst of new rental units and condos are putting the on Charlotte-area landlords.
Griffin: Fix, don’t disband CMS Equity Committee
School board chairwoman Molly Griffin said she opposes disbanding a citizens’ panel that identifies racial disparities within Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.
Jordan is in the Hall of Fame
Arguably the greatest hoopster in history, Michael Jordan scored 32,292 points in 15 seasons with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. He joined four others in the 2009 class.
Speak out about the local justice system
Four judges will attend a public forum Tuesday to accept questions and discuss challenges facing our local courts.
Harry Jones selected Man of the Year
The Mecklenburg county manager will be honored this month by the Charlotte Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs.
Keep your teen active this summer
The idea of sleeping late probably sounds great to most teens. But even that gets boring. Look for sumer programs to keep them active and help them grow.
Is it safe to criticize this man?
President Barack Obama has been in office not yet 100 days. He is responsible for leading two wars and fixing the worst U.S. economy since the Great Depression. Can African Americans safely question his performance? (Photo: the White House)
In Memory: Alexander Hamilton Byers
Mr. Byers was a retired teacher, principal and administrator in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. At Ranson Junior High, he became the first black principal of a predominately white school.
Too tall for his coffin, his legs were sawed off
Ann Hines of Allendale, S.C., said she and her children were devastated this week to learn that the town rumor that had been whispered for years was, in fact, true. (Photo: Courtesy of Ann Hines)
A barbershop with spa services
No Grease owners Jermaine and Damian Johnson say they want their new uptown location to have the feel of a traditional barbershop, but with a few spa-like services.