The actress who played the role of Hillary Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is now a mother with two young children, and she wants to spotlight black history for a new generation of African Americans.
Actress Karyn Parsons brings her children’s films to Gantt Center
85-year-old woman stuck and killed while walking her dog
A woman who was walking her dog was struck by a car and killed early Saturday in northwest Charlotte, according […]
In Raleigh this week: A public meeting concerning the fate of 3 Confederate monuments
A committee of the North Carolina Historical Commission wants public input about a proposal to remove three Confederate monuments from the State Capitol grounds.
You don’t get to use me: This black girl is tired of doing the heavy lifting
I have a whole list of Regular Black Girl Problems, and you want me to come to a meeting and try to make you legit?
On the town with Toni
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.
Claflin University joins CIAA as conference spreads into South Carolina
The Orangeburg, S.C., school does not have a football team but currently offers 10 of the CIAA’s 14 championship sports, including basketball.
Police: man shot and killed in southeast Charlotte
CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that was reported early today in southeast Charlotte. The shooting was reported just before […]
Black women are too busy saving America to make friends.
Black women are going to do their own thing, regardless of what the rest of the world is doing. They have been going it alone for a while now.
ASAT Awards: honoring unsung black women who toil in the trenches
Self-described ‘broker for change,’ Brandi Williams, launches celebration of unheralded women in the areas of fashion, business, creative arts, and social justice, to name a few.
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.
32-year-old man killed in car crash
Calvin Anthony Smartt III, 32, was killed last Sunday when he lost control of the car he has driving and […]
Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday
CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday. At […]
NFL’s Chris Smith wants Charlotte youth to dress for success
His charity, Chris’ Closet, will provide mentorship, life skills and professional clothing to empower youth.
Wow! What a week
Stacey Dash will run for Congress. Johnny C. Taylor, formerly of Charlotte, is Trump’s top advisor on HBCUs. And despite the financial success of “Black Panther,” leading roles remain scarce for black actors.
ANSWER Scholarship is helping local mothers attend college
The nonprofit also assists with mentoring and career guidance.