New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.
BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech
Bennett College must raise $5 million by February or lose accreditation
As the Feb. 1 deadline gets closer for Bennett College, celebrities are stepping in to help raise the $5 million needed to keep its accreditation.
The Harvest Center acquires land from Jackson Park Ministries to expand affordable housing
In addition to the land donation, The Harvest Center received a private $1 million gift which allowed much-needed building renovations.
Man shot and killed at Smokey Joe’s Cafe in east Charlotte
Update: CMPD has charged Jamie Lord Harris with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in the death […]
3 newsmakers from 2018 and predictions for 2019
As we look back at 2018, we’re reflecting on our biggest newsmakers in arts/culture, business and community — better known […]
Year in Review: Qcitymetro’s top 8 stories of 2018
As we get ready to close out 2018, we’re looking back at eight local stories that had readers talking. ‘I’m […]
Lockdown costs remain unclear to NC school officials
North Carolina law requires all public schools to have at least one lockdown drill per school year, with many schools opting to have more.
Facebook faces civil rights backlash after U.S. Senate report confirms voter suppression
NAACP is leading #LogOutFacebook protest while others are demanding internal changes to the widely popular platform.
“Take me back, Cardi”: Qcitymetro couple discusses hip-hop marriage stunt and PR
His-and-her commentary from Qcitymetro’s managing editor and staff writer.
Buzz City Brief: The Lakers brought All-Star Weekend early
I made it out to one of the more anticipated Charlotte Hornets home games this season. The Los Angeles Lakers […]
Gov. Roy Cooper vetoes voter ID bill, GOP predicts override
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper vetoed a Senate bill that would require all voters to show some sort of photo […]
Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner
Soul Food Sessions’ Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.
Here are the NBA All-Star Weekend event details you need to know
Tickets are on sale for a lineup of All-Star Weekend events in Charlotte.
Regional association renews JCSU accreditation, removing probation status
After a year in limbo, Johnson C. Smith University officials announced Tuesday that its accreditation has been reaffirmed by the […]
‘Blackfishing’: Appreciation for Black culture or cultural appropriation?
Some are comparing ‘blackfishing’ to ‘blackface’ and pointing out as another example of how mainstream wants Black people’s rhythm but not our blues.