News & Buzz

Aretha Franklin playlist: 6 of my favorite songs from the Queen of Soul

Managing Editor Katrina Louis compiled a list of songs dedicated to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

CMS adds mental health sessions for middle schoolers in alternative school

The services are included in a new partnership between the school district and a local service provider.

Collaboration restores more than $600,000 to emergency food and shelter programs

The United Way of Central Carolinas (UWCC) and some of its beneficiaries are breathing a sigh a relief after the […]

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest Charlotte.

Pedal to Porch brings neighbors together through cycling and storytelling

Charlotte will be the first expansion city to host the successful community-building campaign on Oct. 6.

4 Things I Experienced at Dîner en Blanc

Curious spectators lined the perimeter of Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte to catch a glimpse of the city’s first […]

Dance scholarship provides access to create diversity in ballet

Children with financial need can audition for free dance training on Aug. 16.

When voting becomes a felony in North Carolina

For people serving a felony sentence, the simple act of voting can lead to additional felony charges, as 12 in Alamance County have learned.

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

Are you a Qcity Newcomer?

Sixty people move to Charlotte every day. Introduce yourself as part of our Qcity Newcomers series.

An open letter to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys

Dear Jerry Jones, Oh say can YOU see? You have fumbled an opportunity to intercept a lie and use your […]

The state of local black business as National Black Business Month begins

Black chamber chair sees growth in the business landscape, yet is skeptical about the data.

Managing Editor Katrina Louis shares her vision for Qcitymetro

We’re keeping our stories hyperlocal and sticking with our ABCs.

Can the StoryMining250 project make us less divided?

Levine Museum of the New South’s oral history initiative seeks to build bridges among differences.

Qcitymetro has a new managing editor, and that’s exciting

As the website’s top editor, Katrina Louis will be responsible for, among other things, deciding what content gets published.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9...

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